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    • Nefertiti

    • By: Michelle Moran
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 15 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 762
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 529
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 530

    Nefertiti and her younger sister, Mutnodjmet, have been raised in a powerful family that has provided wives to the rulers of Egypt for centuries. Ambitious, charismatic, and beautiful, Nefertiti is destined to marry Amunhotep, an unstable young pharaoh. It is hoped by all that her strong personality will temper the young Amunhotep's heretical desires.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Interesting

    • By Dominic on 01-30-08

    Regular price: $43.93

    • The Heretic Queen

    • A Novel
    • By: Michelle Moran
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 416
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323

    Nefertari catches the eye of the Crown Prince, and despite her family's history, they fall in love and wish to marry. Yet all of Egypt opposes this union between the rising star of a new dynasty and the fading star of an old, heretical one.

    While political adversity sets the country on edge, Nefertari becomes the wife of Ramesses the Great. Destined to be the most powerful Pharaoh in Egypt, he is also the man who must confront the most famous exodus in history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping

    • By Jaclyn on 01-12-11

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Rebel Queen

    • A Novel
    • By: Michelle Moran
    • Narrated by: Sneha Mathan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 410
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 377
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377

    When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the mid-nineteenth century, it expects a quick and easy conquest. India is fractured and divided into kingdoms, each independent and wary of one another, seemingly no match for the might of the English. But when they arrive in the Kingdom of Jhansi, the British army is met with a surprising challenge.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very entertaining

    • By Riverderby on 04-29-15

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Cleopatra's Daughter

    • A Novel
    • By: Michelle Moran
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 505
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 327
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 332

    The marriage of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is one of the greatest love stories of all time, a tale of unbridled passion with earth-shaking political consequences. Feared and hunted by the powers in Rome, the lovers choose to die by their own hands as the triumphant armies of Antony's vengeful rival, Octavian, sweep into Egypt. Their three orphaned children are taken in chains to Rome; only two---the 10-year-old twins Selene and Alexander---survive the journey.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A pretty engaging story

    • By Annette on 12-23-09

    Regular price: $25.88

    • Madame Tussaud

    • A Novel of the French Revolution
    • By: Michelle Moran
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 508
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413

    Marie Tussaud has learned the secrets of wax sculpting by working alongside her uncle in their celebrated wax museum, the Salon de Cire. From her popular model of the American ambassador Thomas Jefferson to her tableau of the royal family at dinner, Marie's museum provides Parisians with the very latest news on fashion, gossip, even politics. Her customers hail from every walk of life, and word even arrives that the royals themselves are coming to see their likenesses....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't stop listening to this book

    • By James B. Donahue on 01-06-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Second Empress

    • A Novel of Napoleon's Court
    • By: Michelle Moran
    • Narrated by: Adam Alexi-Malle, Emma Bering, Tanya Franks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163

    After the bloody French Revolution, Emperor Napoleon’s power is absolute. When Marie-Louise, the 18-year-old daughter of the King of Austria, is told that the Emperor has demanded her hand in marriage, her father presents her with a terrible choice: marry the cruel, capricious Napoleon, leaving the man she loves and her home forever, or say no, and plunge her country into war. Marie-Louise knows what she must do, and she travels to France, determined to be a good wife despite Napoleon’s reputation. But lavish parties greet her in Paris, and at the extravagant French court, she finds many rivals for her husband’s affection....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, poor performance

    • By 2Ponds on 04-13-14

    Regular price: $17.50

    • Mata Hari's Last Dance

    • A Novel
    • By: Michelle Moran
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Paris, 1917. The notorious dancer Mata Hari sits in a cold cell awaiting freedom...or death. Alone and despondent, she is as confused as the rest of the world about the charges she's been arrested on: treason leading to the deaths of thousands of French soldiers. As she waits for her fate to be decided, she relays the story of her life to a reporter who is allowed to visit her in prison.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful!

    • By Courtney Albers on 10-26-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Madame Tussaud

    • By: Michelle Moran
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    When Marie moves from her family's waxwork museum into the palace of Versailles, her whole life is set to change... When Marie Tussaud learns the exciting news the royal family will be visiting her famed wax museum, the Salon de Cire, she never dreams that the king's sister will request her presence at Versailles: as a royal tutor in wax sculpting.

    Regular price: $23.75