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    • The Orphan's Tale

    • By: Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Wydra, Kyla Garcia
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,351
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,088
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,075

    Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep. When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp, she is reminded of the child that was taken from her. And in a moment that will change the course of her life, she snatches one of the babies and flees into the snowy night.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Sappy and tedious

    • By Churchill on 03-23-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    Sale price: $5.95

    • Kommandant's Girl

    • By: Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated by: Rachel Botchan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 102

    September 1939. Overnight, Jewish 19-year-old Emma Bau's world is turned upside down when Germany invades Poland. And after only six weeks of marriage, her husband Jacob, a member of the Resistance, is forced to flee. Escaping the ghetto, Emma assumes a new, Christian identity and finds work at Nazi headquarters. As secretary to the charismatic Kommandant Richwalder, Emma vows to use her unique position to gather intelligence for the Resistance - by any means necessary.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • quite the story

    • By Stevon on 11-19-15

    Regular price: $20.88

    • Grand Central

    • Original Stories of Postwar Love and Reunion
    • By: Melanie Benjamin, Jenna Blum, Sarah Jio, and others
    • Narrated by: Carla Mercer-Meyer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    On any particular day, thousands upon thousands of people pass through New York City's Grand Central Terminal, through the whispering gallery, beneath the ceiling of stars, and past the information booth and its beckoning four-faced clock, to whatever destination is calling them. It is a place where people come to say hello and good-bye. And each person has a story to tell.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful tapestry

    • By Daryl on 07-24-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Lost Girls of Paris

    • By: Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden, Henrietta Meire, Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs - each of a different woman. In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and quickly leaves the station. Grace soon learns the suitcase belonged to a woman named Eleanor Trigg, leader of a network of female secret agents who were deployed out of London during the war. 

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Diplomat's Wife

    • By: Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    Surviving the brutality of a Nazi prison camp, Marta Nederman is lucky to have escaped with her life. Recovering from the horror, she meets an American soldier who gives her hope of a happier future. But their plans to meet in London are dashed when his plane crashes. Devastated and pregnant, Marta marries a caring British Diplomat and glimpses the joy that home and family can bring. But her happiness is threatened when she learns of a communist spy in British intelligence.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • interesting and exciting

    • By Stevon on 05-11-16

    Regular price: $14.45

    • The Winter Guest

    • By: Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated by: Emily Bauer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Life is a constant struggle for the 18-year-old Nowak twins as they raise their three younger siblings in rural Poland under the shadow of the Nazi occupation. The constant threat of arrest has made everyone in their village a spy, and turned neighbor against neighbor. Though rugged, independent Helena and pretty, gentle Ruth couldn't be more different, they are staunch allies in protecting their family from the threats the war brings closer to their doorstep with each passing day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • so worth the seemingly slow parts

    • By sara e schlag on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Ambassador's Daughter

    • By: Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated by: Joanna Daniel
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Brought to the peace conference by her father, a German diplomat, Margot Rosenthal initially resents being trapped in the congested French capital, where she is still looked upon as the enemy. But as she contemplates returning to Berlin and a life with Stefan, the wounded fiancé she hardly knows anymore, she decides that being in Paris is not so bad after all. Bored and torn between duty and the desire to be free, Margot strikes up unlikely alliances: with Krysia, an accomplished musician with radical acquaintances and a secret to protect; and with Georg, the handsome, damaged naval officer who gives Margot a job.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Book 0 in the series

    • By Stevon on 12-12-17

    Regular price: $21.95

    • El vagón de los huérfanos [The Orphan's Tale]

    • By: Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated by: Juanita Devis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Una poderosa novela de amistad dentro de un circo ambulante durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, El vagón de los huérfanos presenta a dos mujeres extraordinarias y sus historias desgarradoras de sacrificio y supervivencia. Noa ha sido expulsada en desgracia después de quedar embarazada de un soldado nazi y verse forzada a renunciar a su bebé. Vive en los altos de una estación del ferrocarril, que limpia para ganarse su estancia allí. Cuando Noa descubre un furgón en el cual hay docenas de bebés judíos que son llevados a un campo de concentración, recuerda al hijo que le fue arrebatado.

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach

    • By: Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Young Adelia Monteforte flees fascist Italy for America, where she is whisked away to the shore by her well-meaning aunt and uncle. Here she meets and falls for Charlie Connally, the eldest of the four Irish-Catholic boys next door. But all hopes for a future together are soon throttled by the war and a tragedy that hits much closer to home.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Romance Novel

    • By Christy M on 09-24-15

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Orphan's Tale

    • By: Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Wydra, Kyla Garcia
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    In Nazi-occupied Holland, 17-year-old Noa snatches a baby from a train bound for the concentration camps, fleeing with him into the snowy wilderness surrounding the train tracks. Passing through the woods is a German circus - a troupe of waifs and strays, led by the infamous Herr Neuroff. They agree to take in Noa and the baby, on one condition: to earn her keep, Noa must master the flying trapeze - under the tutorage of mysterious aerialist Astrid. Soaring high above the crowds, Noa and Astrid must learn to trust one another...or plummet.

    Regular price: $14.99

    • Töchter der Lüfte

    • By: Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated by: Christiane Marx
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Die junge Holländerin Linda hat alles verloren - ihre Familie, ihr Zuhause, ihr Kind. Dann rettet sie kurz entschlossen ein Baby aus einem Zug nach Auschwitz und sucht Zuflucht bei einem Zirkus. Doch um unerkannt zu bleiben, muss sie mit der Artistin Astrid zusammenarbeiten - am Trapez. Diese hat selbst ein Geheimnis, das sie um jeden Preis wahren muss. Widerwillig nähern sich die beiden ungleichen Frauen bei dem gefährlichen Training an.

    Regular price: $16.60

    • The Things We Cherished

    • By: Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Roger Dykmans, a university student, is living with his brother Hans, an international emissary who's secretly working against the Nazis. As time goes by, Roger finds himself increasingly drawn to Magda, Hans' Jewish wife. But their secret world is turned upside down when Magda and her young daughter, Anna, are arrested by the Nazis. The Gestapo make a deal with Roger: if he hands over information about Hans' operations, they'll set Magda and Anna free. Suddenly, Roger is faced with an impossible decision....

    Regular price: $17.55