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    • The American Lady

    • The Glassblower Trilogy
    • By: Petra Durst-Benning, Samuel Willcocks - translator
    • Narrated by: Kristin Watson Heintz
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 562
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 480
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 479

    Tempestuous and beautiful Wanda Miles, daughter of Ruth and Stephen Miles (or so she thinks), aspires to more than the life of a debutante, but the trouble is she doesn't know precisely what she wants. Then her aunt Marie, the family's renowned glassblower, arrives from Lauscha, Germany, and Wanda decides that learning about her ancestry may hold the key to her future. When Marie accidentally reveals a long-held secret about Wanda's parents, Wanda goes to Lauscha to unravel the truth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wanda finds a purpose in life.

    • By Lana Lee Plum on 01-15-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Paradise of Glass

    • The Glassblower Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Petra Durst-Benning, Samuel Willcocks - translator
    • Narrated by: Kristin Watson Heintz
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 466
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392

    Johanna, the oldest of the three Steinmann sisters, has successfully managed the family glassblowing business since her father's death, and her sister Marie's artistic gifts have made their wares unexpectedly famous. But now the livelihood of the town of Lauscha, Germany - known around the world as the "paradise of glass" - is in danger. The local glassworks is about to be sold, and rumor has it the buyer wants to make changes that will challenge glassblowing tradition.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lauscha, Germany, 1911, Changes and Challenges

    • By Debbie on 11-20-15

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Glassblower

    • The Glassblower Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Petra Durst-Benning, Samuel Willcocks (translator)
    • Narrated by: Kristin Watson Heintz
    • Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,447
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,246
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,255

    In the village of Lauscha in Germany, things have been done the same way for centuries. The men blow the glass, and the women decorate and pack it. But when Joost Steinmann passes away unexpectedly one September night, his three daughters must learn to fend for themselves. While feisty Johanna takes a practical approach to looking for work, Ruth follows her heart, aiming to catch the eye of a handsome young villager.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Boring, Boring. I listened to the 1st five hours.

    • By Mary on 03-15-15

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Lord of All Things

    • By: Andreas Eschbach, Samuel Willcocks (translator)
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 21 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,261
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,092
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,100

    They are just children when they first meet: Charlotte, daughter of the French ambassador, and Hiroshi, a laundress’s son. One day in the playground, Hiroshi declares that he has an idea that will change the world. An idea that will sweep away all differences between rich and poor. When Hiroshi runs into Charlotte several years later, he is trying to build a brighter future through robotics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Story starts off small and gets huge

    • By Sean Dustman on 08-23-14

    Regular price: $10.49