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    • Annisa: Daughter of Afghanistan

    • By: Kathleen MacArthur
    • Narrated by: Darla Middlebrook
    • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Set internationally and spanning two decades, Annisa is an intricate portrait of a young Afghan girl's struggle to survive after the Soviet invasion in 1979. Her harrowing escape to America, and her fatal decision to return to her people in Afghanistan, evokes insight into a society torn apart by terrorism, drug smuggling, and bitter conflicts over the role of its women.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • She could have been the girl on the Nat Geo cover

    • By Jan on 06-02-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Bawdy Madonna

    • By: Kathleen MacArthur
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Roberts
    • Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Angie Lanier, the heroine of Kathleen MacArthur's new novel, travels a world away from her Midwest background, where she absorbs a mysterious spell cast upon her by a Balinese priest. Her efforts to learn more about her father prompts flashbacks of her confusion between the values of her modest mother and her outrageous grandmother.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very loosely plotted, lacking tension.

    • By Erin Lewy on 11-08-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Glen Echo

    • By: Kathleen MacArthur
    • Narrated by: Wendy Kay White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Headquartered in Langley, Virginia, the CIA is located directly across the Potomac River from the old C & O Canal and the towpath that parallels it. Emmaline Constance, an elderly resident of the nearby village of Glen Echo, Maryland discovers a dead man on the towpath. However, when she returns with the police, the body is no longer there. In her efforts to prove she did not imagine it, she stumbles into the world of espionage during the era marking the break-up of the Soviet Union.

    Regular price: $19.95