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    • Wolf's Mouth

    • By: John Smolens
    • Narrated by: Clay Lomakayu
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In 1944, Italian officer Captain Francesco Verdi is captured by Allied forces in North Africa and shipped to a POW camp in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where the senior POW, the ruthless Kommandant Vogel, demands that all prisoners adhere to his Nazi dictates. His life threatened, Verdi escapes from the camp and meets up with an American woman, Chiara Frangiapani, who helps him elude capture as they flee to the Lower Peninsula.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Where did they find this narrator?

    • By Bob Hogg on 10-04-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Quarantine

    • By: John Smolens
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    The year is 1796, and a trading ship arrives in the vibrant trading town of Newburyport, Massachusetts. But it's a ghost ship - her entire crew has been decimated by a virulent fever which sweeps through the harbor town, and Newburyport's residents start to fall ill and die with alarming haste. Something has to be done to stop the virus from spreading further.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Reader too slow and plodding

    • By Ann on 04-20-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Schoolmaster's Daughter

    • A Novel of the American Revolution
    • By: John Smolens
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    With the outbreak of the American revolution, Abigail Lovell's family is torn apart - while her schoolmaster father is an outspoken loyalist and prominent figurehead in the community, she and her two brothers engage in acts of espionage to undermine the British forces in Boston. Her sickly older brother, James, operates the patriots’ spy ring while Abigail acts as a courier, eluding increasingly aggressive British patrols. Meanwhile, her younger brother, Benjamin, slips out of Boston to fight alongside Abigail’s love, Ezra, in the battles at Lexington and Concord.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Hard time getting through thisbook

    • By Mary S. Battistella on 01-14-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Schoolmaster's Daughter

    • A Novel of the American Revolution
    • By: John Smolens
    • Narrated by: Elisabeth S. Rodgers
    • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    With the outbreak of the American Revolution, Abigail Lovell's family is torn apart - while her schoolmaster father is an outspoken loyalist and prominent figurehead in the community, she and her two brothers engage in acts of espionage to undermine the British forces in Boston. Her sickly older brother, James, operates the patriots' spy ring while Abigail acts as a courier, eluding increasingly aggressive British patrols. Meanwhile, her younger brother, Benjamin, slips out of Boston to fight alongside Abigail’s love, Ezra, in the battles at Lexington and Concord.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A gripping adventure

    • By Donna on 10-23-13

    Regular price: $20.97