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    • The Alchemist's Daughter

    • By: Katharine McMahon
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 77

    There are long-held secrets at the manor house in Buckinghamshire, England, where Emilie Selden has been raised in near isolation by her father. A student of Isaac Newton, John Selden believes he can turn his daughter into a brilliant natural philosopher and alchemist. Secluded in their ancient house, with only two servants for company, he fills Emilie with knowledge and records her progress obsessively.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!!

    • By D. J. on 08-19-06

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Rose of Sebastopol

    • A Novel
    • By: Katharine McMahon
    • Narrated by: Josephine Bailey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In 1854, beautiful, adventurous Rosa Barr travels to the Crimean battlefield with Florence Nightingale's nursing corps. A headstrong idealist, longing to break out of the rigid confines of life as a young lady, Rosa is determined to make a difference in the world.For Mariella Lingwood, Rosa's cousin, the war is contained within the pages of her scrapbook, in her London sewing circle, and in the letters she receives from her fiancé, Henry - a celebrated surgeon.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • So promising yet so disappointing

    • By Anna L. Gagern on 11-26-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Rose of Sebastopol

    • By: Katharine McMahon
    • Narrated by: Clare Wille
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Russia, 1854: the Crimean War grinds on, and as the bitter winter draws near, the battlefield hospitals fill with dying men. In defiance of Florence Nightingale, Rosa Barr - young, headstrong and beautiful - travels to Balaklava, determined to save as many of the wounded as she can.

    Regular price: $15.88

    • The Crimson Rooms

    • A Novel
    • By: Katharine McMahon
    • Narrated by: Josephine Bailey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Evelyn is a young woman who has defied convention to become one of the country's pioneer female lawyers. Living at home with her mother, aunt, and grandmother, Evelyn is still haunted by the death of her younger brother James in the First World War. Therefore, when the doorbell rings late one night and a woman appears claiming to have mothered James's child, Evelyn's world is turned upside down.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hey Audible, where's the sequel??

    • By Steven on 02-17-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Hour of Separation

    • By: Katharine McMahon
    • Narrated by: Catherine Harvey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Estelle is the headstrong daughter of Fleur, a Resistance legend who disappeared during the Great War, supposedly killed while helping Allied soldiers to escape. Christa, an only child, longs to break free from the constraints of London suburbia, and fantasises about the ethereal Belgian heroine who saved her father. When Estelle comes looking for the truth about the mother she believes deserted her, an intense friendship grows between the two young women. Estelle invites Christa to De Eikenhoeve, her family's idyllic country estate. 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Woman in the Picture

    • By: Katharine McMahon
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    February, 1926. The city of London is tense in the days leading up to The General Strike. Evelyn Gifford, (protagonist of The Crimson Rooms) has now qualified as a solicitor - and is one of the first women to do so - but her life remains full of conflict. Embroiled in two new cases, Evelyn finds herself encountering both sides of the strike.

    Regular price: $22.43