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    • Davenport House

    • Davenport House, Book 1
    • By: Marie Silk
    • Narrated by: Allyson Voller
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Mary Davenport is a 22-year-old idealist who worries that the world in the Progressive Era is leaving her behind. She lives isolated in the Pennsylvania countryside with her affluent and secretive family. When her father dies suddenly, Mary becomes pained with grief and increasingly suspicious of those around her. A humble servant girl has the chance of a lifetime to become a lady's companion. Costly dresses, exquisite rooms, and fine dinners are pleasant distractions from what is really happening in the house.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pleasant period drama/mystery

    • By Margaret on 08-23-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Davenport House 5

    • For the Cause
    • By: Marie Silk
    • Narrated by: Allyson Voller
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    When Phillip and Ethan are sent to fight in the Great War, the ladies of Davenport House join noble causes on the home front while waiting for them to return. Clara, now a suffragette, is delighted to gain the attention of a secret admirer. Mary finds purpose in a new career during the nation's shortage of medical personnel. Soldiers wounded in mind and body return from the war and unknowingly import a deadly influenza, proving to every home that a far worse battle has just begun.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Davenport 5

    • By Deedra on 07-19-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Davenport House 2

    • A New Chapter
    • By: Marie Silk
    • Narrated by: Allyson Voller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    The family and servants must face their fears amid love and jealousy, grief and moving forward, and the threat of imminent war with the world. The restructure of an upper-class family affects all who live on the Pennsylvania estate. Twenty-two-year-old Mary Davenport stays occupied with modernizing the house, but insecurities arise when she develops romantic feelings for the first time. Tensions rise as Davenport House enters a new chapter with more challenges than anyone is prepared for.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another great addition to the story

    • By Jess on 12-18-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Davenport House 3

    • A Mother's Love
    • By: Marie Silk
    • Narrated by: Allyson Voller
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    The family saga continues in this third book to Davenport House, beginning with a chapter that looks into the past to understand the present. Motor cars and telephone calls are now part of the modern life at Davenport House. It is summertime in 1915 Pennsylvania and the ladies of the house are making big plans for the year. Clara takes financial matters into her own hands and discovers an unlikely alliance outside of the house. The future becomes uncertain when faiths collide and a sudden outbreak of fever sweeps across the county.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The story continues!

    • By Susan C-K on 02-16-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Davenport House 4: Heiress Interrupted

    • By: Marie Silk
    • Narrated by: Allyson Voller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    More to the story is revealed in this fourth book to Davenport House. Nellie Whitmore is accustomed to life as a carefree heiress, but her claim to the family fortune is at risk because of a new heir. Nellie is sent to Britain to be married before word spreads of her changing circumstances. What begins as a luxurious voyage becomes a fight for survival when the ship is caught in the midst of the war, forever changing the people who live to tell about it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Historic Drama Series

    • By Susan C-K on 02-18-18

    Regular price: $19.95