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    • A Night Divided

    • By: Jennifer A. Nielsen
    • Narrated by: Kate Simses
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 513
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 449
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 450

    . With the rise of the Berlin Wall, 12-year-old Gerta finds her family divided overnight. She, her mother, and her brother, Fritz, live on the eastern side, controlled by the Soviets. Her father and middle brother, who had gone west in search of work, cannot return home. Gerta knows it is dangerous to watch the wall, to think forbidden thoughts of freedom, yet she can't help herself. She sees the East German soldiers with their guns trained on their own citizens; she, her family, her neighbors, and her friends are prisoners in their own city.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful historical fiction!

    • By Lane on 09-15-15

    Regular price: $17.15

    • The False Prince

    • By: Jennifer A. Nielsen
    • Narrated by: Charlie McWade
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,098
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 996
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 998

    In a discontent kingdom, civil war is brewing. To unify the divided people, Conner, a nobleman of the court, devises a cunning plan to find an impersonator of the king's long-lost son and install him as a puppet prince. Three orphans are recruited to compete for the role, including a defiant boy named Sage. Sage knows that Conner's motives are more than questionable, yet his life balances on a sword's point he must be chosen to play the prince or he will certainly be killed. But Sage's rivals have their own agendas as well.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best read of the summer!

    • By English teacher on 08-13-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Runaway King

    • The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Jennifer A. Nielsen
    • Narrated by: Charlie McWade
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 826
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 745
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 750

    Just weeks after Jaron has taken the throne, an assassination attempt forces him into a deadly situation. Rumors of a coming war are winding their way between the castle walls and soon it becomes clear that deserting the kingdom may be his only hope of saving it. The stunning second installment of The Ascendance Trilogy takes listeners on a roller-coaster ride of treason and murder, thrills and peril, as they journey with The Runaway King.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A standout series that I could not put down!

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-28-14

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Shadow Throne

    • Book 3 of the Ascendance Trilogy
    • By: Jennifer Nielsen
    • Narrated by: Charlie McWade
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 625
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 558
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 565

    Jennifer A. Nielsen takes readers on an extraordinary journey in this final installment of the New York Times best-selling Ascendance Trilogy. War is coming.... Join Jaron as he embarks on his final adventure!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent trilogy

    • By K on 03-22-14

    Regular price: $17.15

    • Mark of the Thief, Book 1

    • By: Jennifer A. Nielsen
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174

    When Nic, a slave in the mines outside of Rome, is forced to enter a sealed cavern containing the lost treasures of Julius Caesar, he finds much more than gold and gemstones: He discovers an ancient bulla, an amulet that belonged to the great Caesar and is filled with a magic once reserved for the Gods - magic some Romans would kill for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Danielle Johnson on 04-12-15

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The Traitor's Game

    • The Traitor's Game, Book 1
    • By: Jennifer A. Nielsen
    • Narrated by: Jesse Vilinsky, Michael Curran-Dorsano
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Hearts and loyalties collide in this electrifying new YA series from best-selling author Jennifer A. Nielsen. Nothing is as it seems in the kingdom of Antora. Kestra Dallisor has spent three years in exile in the Lava Fields, but that won't stop her from being drawn back into her father's palace politics. He's the right-hand man of the cruel king, Lord Endrick, which makes Kestra a valuable bargaining chip. A group of rebels knows this all too well - and they snatch Kestra from her carriage as she reluctantly travels home. But Kestra is not the obedient captive they expected.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely horrid

    • By vlc2018 on 05-03-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Scourge

    • By: Jennifer A. Nielsen
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    As a lethal plague sweeps through the land, Ani Mells is shocked when she is unexpectedly captured by the governor's wardens and forced to submit to a test for the deadly Scourge. She is even more surprised when the test results come back positive, and she is sent to Attic Island, a former prison turned refuge - and quarantine colony - for the ill. The Scourge's victims, Ani now among them, can expect only to live out short, painful lives there.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Deanna Y on 06-04-17

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Rise of the Wolf

    • Mark of the Thief, Book 2
    • By: Jennifer A. Nielsen
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    Nic may have escaped enslavement in the mines outside of Rome, but his troubles are far from over. The Praetor War - the battle to destroy Rome from within - is in full force, and Nic is caught in the crossfire. The secretive Praetors are determined to unlock a powerful amulet - one sure to bring the empire to its knees. Worse, the Praetors believe Nic holds the key to finding this amulet, and they will stop at nothing to steal it, even if that means harming the people Nic holds most dear.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • constant whining

    • By Marvinman on 02-28-18

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Deadzone

    • Horizon, Book 2
    • By: Jennifer A. Nielsen
    • Narrated by: Johnathan McClain
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    New York Times best-selling author Jennifer A. Nielsen joins the race for survival! The survivors have made it out of the jungle, but they may be sorry they ever left when they stumble upon a whole new ecosystem, populated with entirely new threats. And the greatest threat of all may come from within. Because one of the kids is changing....

    Regular price: $13.29

    • Wrath of the Storm

    • Mark of the Thief, Book 3
    • By: Jennifer A. Nielsen
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    Trouble has a way of seeking out Nicolas Calva, and it's not likely to leave him alone anytime soon. With Caesar's magic bulla, the Malice of Mars, and the possibility of a Jupiter Stone in play, all the powers of Rome are circling Nic. He'll have to maneuver his way through scheming government officials and reawakened magical beasts to save the Empire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Finish

    • By NICOLE B. on 01-02-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Resistance

    • By: Jennifer A. Nielsen
    • Narrated by: Jesse Vilinsky
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Chaya Lindner is a teenager living in Nazi-occupied Poland. Simply being Jewish places her in danger of being killed or sent to the camps. After her little sister is taken away, her younger brother disappears, and her parents all but give up hope, Chaya is determined to make a difference. Using forged papers and her fair features, Chaya becomes a courier and travels between the Jewish ghettos of Poland, smuggling food, papers, and even people. Soon Chaya joins a resistance cell that runs raids on the Nazis' supplies. But after a mission goes terribly wrong, Chaya's network shatters. 

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Behind Enemy Lines

    • Infinity Ring, Book 6
    • By: Jennifer Nielsen
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    Dak, Sera, and Riq involve themselves in one of the most bizarre spy missions in history…and the outcome of World War II hangs in the balance.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • WWII History to Repair

    • By PowderRiverRose on 07-15-15

    Regular price: $12.95