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    • Tropic of Serpents

    • Memoir by Lady Trent, Book 2
    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 660
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      5 out of 5 stars 611
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 612

    Three years after her fateful journeys through the forbidding mountains of Vystrana, Mrs. Camherst defies family and convention to embark on an expedition to the war-torn continent of Eriga, home of such exotic draconian species as the grass-dwelling snakes of the savannah, arboreal tree snakes, and, most elusive of all, the legendary swamp wyrms of the tropics. The expedition is not an easy one....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Like Listening to the Lady Naturalist Herself

    • By Kbozzerelli on 03-25-15

    Regular price: $22.67

    • A Natural History of Dragons

    • A Memoir by Lady Trent
    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,029
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,900
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,893

    You, dear listener, continue at your own risk. It is not for the faint of heart - no more so than the study of dragons itself. But such study offers rewards beyond compare: to stand in a dragon's presence, even for the briefest of moments - even at the risk of one's life - is a delight that, once experienced, can never be forgotten….All the world, from Scirland to the farthest reaches of Eriga, know Isabella, Lady Trent, to be the world's preeminent dragon naturalist.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Fantastical, Scientific, and Captivating Joy Ride

    • By Abbygail on 03-06-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • In the Labyrinth of Drakes

    • A Memoir by Lady Trent
    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 448
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 423
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 421

    Even those who take no interest in the field of dragon naturalism have heard of Lady Trent's expedition to the inhospitable deserts of Akhia. Her discoveries there are the stuff of romantic legend, catapulting her from scholarly obscurity to worldwide fame. The details of her personal life during that time are hardly less private, having provided fodder for gossips in several countries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • could not stop listening

    • By Morgan Reed on 01-05-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Voyage of the Basilisk

    • A Memoir by Lady Trent
    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading Narrator
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 424
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 397
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392

    Six years after her perilous exploits in Eriga, Isabella embarks on her most ambitious expedition yet: a two-year trip around the world to study all manner of dragons in every place they might be found. From feathered serpents sunning themselves in the ruins of a fallen civilization to the mighty sea serpents of the tropics, these creatures are a source of both endless fascination and frequent peril.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this series!!

    • By b.bobo.b on 10-05-18

    Regular price: $35.69

    • Within the Sanctuary of Wings

    • A Memoir by Lady Trent
    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 399
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 376

    After nearly five decades, one might think they were wellacquainted with Lady Isabella Trent - dragon naturalist, scandalous explorer, and perhaps as infamous for her company and feats of daring as she is famous for her discoveries and additions to the scientific field. And yet - after her initial adventure in the mountains of Vystrana and her exploits in the depths of war-torn Eriga, to the high seas aboard the Basilisk and then to the inhospitable deserts of Akhia - Lady Trent has captivated hearts along with fierce minds.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • THE BEST ENDING TO A SERIES EVER

    • By Heather D on 05-02-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Warrior

    • Doppleganger, Book 1
    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    When a witch is born, a doppelganger is created. For the witch to master her powers, the twin must be killed. But what happens when the doppelganger survives? Mirage, a bounty hunter, lives by her wits and lethal fighting skills. She always gets her mark. But her new mission will take her into the shadowy world of witches, where her strength may not be a match against powerful magic. Miryo is a witch who has just failed her initiation test.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Born to the Blade: The Complete Season 1

    • Born to the Blade, Season 1
    • By: Michael R. Underwood, Malka Older, Cassandra Khaw, and others
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For centuries the Warders' Circle on the neutral islands of Twaa-Fei has given the countries of the sky a way to avoid war, settling their disputes through formal, magical duels. But the Circle's ability to maintain peace is fading: The Mertikan Empire is preparing for conquest, and the trade nation of Quloo is sinking, stripped of the aerstone that keeps both ships and island a-sky. When Kris Denn tries to win their island a seat in the Warder’s Circle and Oda no Michiko discovers that her conquered nation's past is not what she's been told, they upset the balance of power.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • A Natural History of Dragons

    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    From Scirland to the farthest reaches of Eriga, Isabella, Lady Trent is known to be the world’s preeminent dragon naturalist. Here at last, in her own words, is the true story of a pioneering spirit who risked her reputation and her prospects to satisfy her scientific curiosity; of how she sought true love and happiness despite her lamentable eccentricities; and how she made the first of many historic discoveries that would change the world forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engrossing, surprising and great fun.

    • By Catherine on 07-23-17

    Regular price: $22.27

    • Zombies: More Recent Dead

    • By: Neil Gaiman, Paula Guran (editor), Carrie Vaughn, and others
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt, Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 20 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 67

    The living dead are more alive than ever! Zombies have become more than an iconic monster for the 21st century: They are now a phenomenon constantly revealing as much about ourselves - and our fascination with death, resurrection, and survival - as our love for the supernatural or post-apocalyptic speculation. Our most imaginative literary minds have been devoured by these incredible creatures and produced exciting, insightful, and unflinching new works of zombie fiction.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A well blended mix

    • By The Lone Mopper on 07-30-15

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Witch

    • Doppleganger, Book 2
    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    When a witch is born, a doppelganger is created. For the witch to master her powers, the twin must be killed. Until now.... Created by the merging of witch and doppelganger, Mirei is a unique being. Her extraordinary magic makes her the most poweful witch alive - and a notorious social outcast. While Satomi, the leader of the witches' ruling Primes, hails Mirei as a miracle, rival Primes proclaim that Mirei is an evil abomination...and that those who champion her must be destroyed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Waited al long time for Witch and Warrior to be released.

    • By gary on 07-27-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Lies and Prophecy

    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Julia Farhat
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies, and prophecy. Kim thought majoring in divination would prepare her for the future. But even with her foresight warning her of trouble, she’s taken by surprise when an unknown force attacks Julian, her enigmatic classmate and friend. Her gifts can’t protect him against further attacks and an inexplicable string of disappearances . . . and if she’s reading the omens right, Julian isn’t the only one in danger. Kim knows she isn't ready for this.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Voyage of the Basilisk

    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Wonders terrestrial and aquatic, ancient ruins, near drownings, and more kinds of dragons than you can shake a wing at.... Six years after her perilous exploits in Eriga, Lady Trent embarks on her most ambitious expedition yet: a two-year trip around the world aboard the Royal Survey Ship Basilisk, to study all manner of dragons. She must cope with storms, shipwrecks, intrigue and warfare to uncover new insights in the ancient history of dragons.

    Regular price: $22.79

    • The Tropic of Serpents

    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Three years after her journey through Vystrana, the illustrious (and occasionally scandalous) Lady Trent defies convention to embark on an expedition to the war-torn continent of Eriga, home of the legendary swamp-wyrm. Accompanied by an old associate and a runaway heiress, Isabella must brave oppressive heat and other hazards in order to satisfy her fascination with all things draconian. Her courage, resourcefulness, and scientific curiosity will be tested as never before.

    Regular price: $22.79

    • Mad Science Café

    • By: Chris Dolley, Marie Brennan, Brenda W. Clough, and others
    • Narrated by: Paula Hoffman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    From the age of steam and the heirs of Dr. Frankenstein to the asteroid belt to the halls of Miskatonic University, the writers at Book View Café have concocted a beakerful of quaint, dangerous, sexy, clueless, genius, insane scientists, their assistants (sometimes equally if not even more deranged, not to mention bizarre), friends, test subjects, and adversaries.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • In the Labyrinth of Drakes

    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Even those who take no interest in the field of dragon naturalism have heard of Lady Trent's expedition to the inhospitable deserts of Akhia. Here Lady Trent relates how she acquired her position with the Royal Scirling Army, how foreign saboteurs imperilled both her work and her well-being and how her determined pursuit of knowledge took her into the deepest reaches of the Labyrinth of Drakes, where the chance actions of a dragon sets the stage for her greatest achievement yet....

    Regular price: $22.79

    • Deeds of Men

    • Onyx Court, Book 1.5
    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Alex Bloch
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A young man lies dead in a Coldharbour alley. Before his death, he uncovered secrets that could threaten the mortal world above and the faerie world below. Now, to find the murderer and protect both realms, Sir Michael Deven will need the help of a man with reason to hate the fae of the Onyx Court -- the victim's own brother. A novella of the Onyx Court, set between Midnight Never Come and In Ashes Lie, in the years 1621-1625.

    Regular price: $6.95