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    • Mrs. Poe

    • By: Lynn Cullen
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 166

    Inspired by literature's most haunting love triangle, award-winning author Lynn Cullen delivers a pitch-perfect rendering of Edgar Allan Poe, his mistress's tantalizing confession, and his wife's frightening obsession . . . in this "intelligent, sexy, and utterly addictive" (M. J. Rose) new masterpiece of historical fiction.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ok book

    • By meredith on 08-17-16

    Regular price: $22.63

    • The Creation of Eve

    • By: Lynn Cullen
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    From acclaimed historical novelist Lynn Cullen comes a lush and compelling tale of intrigue and longing, set in the 16th-century Spanish court. After a scandal ends her apprenticeship with Michelangelo in 1559, artist Sofonisba Anguissola accepts an invitation from King Felipe II to become lady-in-waiting and painting teacher to his teenage bride Elisabeth. And though Sofi’s developing affair may be risky, Elisabeth’s dalliance with the king’s brother, Don Juan, could be deadly.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Character I had never read about before.

    • By Layla Mabbitt on 09-09-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Twain's End

    • By: Lynn Cullen
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    In March of 1909, Mark Twain cheerfully blessed the wedding of his private secretary, Isabel V. Lyon, and his business manager, Ralph Ashcroft. One month later he fired both. He proceeded to write a ferocious 429-page rant about the pair, calling Isabel "a liar, a forger, a thief, a hypocrite, a drunkard, a sneak, a humbug, a traitor, a conspirator, a filthy-minded and salacious slut pining for seduction".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Peeking in the window

    • By Liz Myers on 10-18-15

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Reign of Madness

    • By: Lynn Cullen
    • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Juana of Castile, third child of the Spanish monarchs Isabel and Fernando, grows up with no hope of inheriting her parents' crowns, but as a princess knows her duty: to further her family's ambitions through marriage. Yet stories of courtly love, and of her parents' own legendary romance, surround her. When she weds the Duke of Burgundy, a young man so beautiful that he is known as Philippe the Handsome, she dares to hope that she might have both love and crowns.

    Regular price: $31.49