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    • The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

    • By: Katherine Howe
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,579
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 887
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 897

    Connie's mother asks her to sell an abandoned house once owned by her grandmother in Salem, Mass. Relunctantly, Connie moves to the small town and inhabits the crumbling, ancient house, trying to restore it to a semblance of order. Curious things start to happen when Connie finds the name "Deliverance Dane" on a yellowed scrap of paper and begins to have visions of a long ago woman condemned for practicing "physick," or herbal healing, on her neighbors in 1690s Salem.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it!

    • By Darinda on 06-20-09

    Regular price: $22.81

    • The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs

    • A Novel
    • By: Katherine Howe
    • Narrated by: Barrie Kreinik
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    An expert on America’s fractured past with witchcraft and a young, tenure-track professor in Boston, Connie Goodwin studies the history of magic in colonial America and exposes society's threats against women fluent in those skills. But beyond her studies, Connie harbors a secret: She is the direct descendant of a woman tried as a witch in Salem. When a hint from her mother and clues from her research lead Connie to the shocking realization that her partner’s life is in danger, she must race to solve the mystery behind a hundreds’-years-long deadly curse.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The House of Velvet and Glass

    • By: Katherine Howe
    • Narrated by: Heather Corrigan
    • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 148

    Still reeling from the deaths of her mother and sister on the Titanic, Sibyl Allston is living a life of quiet desperation with her taciturn father and scandal-plagued brother in a town house in Boston's Back Bay. Trapped in a world over which she has no control, Sibyl flees for solace to the parlor of a table-turning medium. But when her brother is suddenly kicked out of Harvard under mysterious circumstances and falls under the sway of a strange young woman, Sibyl turns for help to psychology professor Benton Derby.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A leaden story with a twee narrator

    • By Anna M. Bartolomeo on 08-08-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen

    • By: Katherine Howe
    • Narrated by: Jesse Bernstein, Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    It's July in New York City, and aspiring filmmaker Wes Auckerman has just arrived to start his summer term at NYU. While shooting a séance at a psychic's in the East Village, he meets a mysterious, intoxicatingly beautiful girl named Annie.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Kill me now

    • By Adventure shoes on 09-18-15

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Conversion

    • By: Katherine Howe
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 114

    It's senior year at St. Joan's Academy, and school is a pressure cooker. College applications, the battle for valedictorian, deciphering boys' texts: Through it all, Colleen Rowley and her friends are expected to keep it together. Until they can't. First it's the school's queen bee, Clara Rutherford, who suddenly falls into uncontrollable tics in the middle of class. Her mystery illness quickly spreads to her closest clique of friends, then more students and symptoms follow: Seizures, hair loss, violent coughing fits. St. Joan's buzzes with rumor; rumor blossoms into full-blown panic.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • good character wasted on mediocre story

    • By Nadia on 07-06-14

    Regular price: $42.00