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    • Dark Companion

    • By: Marta Acosta
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Orphaned at the age of six, Jane Williams has grown up in a series of foster homes, learning to survive in the shadows of life. Through hard work and determination, she manages to win a scholarship to the exclusive Birch Grove Academy. There, for the first time, Jane finds herself accepted by a group of friends. She even starts tutoring the headmistress’s gorgeous son, Lucien. Things seem too good to be true. They are. The more she learns about Birch Grove’s recent past, the more suspicious she gets.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • a true teen novel

    • By Washburn on 06-03-13

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Happy Hour at Casa Dracula

    • The Casa Dracula Series, Book 1
    • By: Marta Acosta
    • Narrated by: Patricia Fructuoso
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    Milagro De Los Santos needs to get her career on track - and a sexy man to come home to. At a party for her ex-boyfriend, she meets the unusually attractive Oswald Grant, who sweeps her off her feet. But when he bites her in the heat of passion and she instantly falls ill, Milagro realizes Oswald is not just any fabulous man - he's a vampire. Whisked away to his family's estate to recover, Milagro learns the ins and outs of vampirism while falling for a wickedly inappropriate man.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable

    • By Samantha on 07-28-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Midnight Brunch

    • The Casa Dracula Series, Book 2
    • By: Marta Acosta
    • Narrated by: Patricia Fructuoso
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Hip, funny Milagro de los Santos thinks she's finally found love and a home at the California ranch of fabulous Oswald Grant and his urbane relatives, who have a rare genetic disorder that some call vampirism. But Milagro is bewildered when she's excluded from an ancient and mysterious midnight ceremony whose participants include Oswald's unfriendly parents, a creepy family elder, and Milagro's ex-lover, the powerful and decadent Ian Ducharme. What skeletons are the vampires keeping in their designer closets?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely wonderful!

    • By Erika on 07-28-16

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Haunted Honeymoon

    • The Casa Dracula Series, Book 4
    • By: Marta Acosta
    • Narrated by: Patricia Fructuoso
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    As the only human to survive vampire infection, Milagro de Los Santos has become quite a celebrity among the blood-drinking elite. Too bad the perks of her condition - increased strength, super-fast healing - don't pay her condo fees. There are other complications too. She's feeling guilty about her fling with enigmatic Vampire Council member Ian Ducharme, and pining for her ex-fiancé, Dr. Oswald Grant - the fabulous man whose kiss changed her life.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • narrater sounds too young with no emotion

    • By leah on 11-02-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Fancy That

    • By: Marta Acosta
    • Narrated by: Patricia Fructuoso
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Lively young socialite Nancy Carrington-Chambers has always believed an excellent sense of style and strict attention to detail are what it takes to succeed, but her own husband, Todd, is showing symptoms of incurable tackiness, so Nancy flees their McMansion for her posh San Francisco apartment. She knows her event planning company, Froth, is a real winner, but she must prove herself by reinventing the turgid Barbary Coast Historical Museum fundraiser.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Overall the story was good.

    • By Kimberly on 05-21-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Bride of Casa Dracula

    • The Casa Dracula Series, Book 3
    • By: Marta Acosta
    • Narrated by: Patricia Fructuoso
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Milagro De Los Santos is having serious problems planning her wedding to fabulous Oswald Grant, M.D. Her future in-laws loathe her, her dog just died, and Oswald's family has a genetic anomaly that makes them crave blood. Then her extravagant best friend hijacks the role of wedding coordinator, and the secretive Vampire Council assigns conniving Cornelia Ducharme to guide the couple through the ancient vampire marriage rituals. To top it all off, Milagro's career is on the skids.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fun read over a Bloody Mary

    • By Adoration on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $19.95