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    • Let Them Eat Cake: A Novel

    • French Twist, Book 1
    • By: Sandra Byrd
    • Narrated by: Punch Audio, Sophie Amoss
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Lexi Stuart is at a critical crossroads. She's done with college but still living at home, ready to launch a career but unable to find a job, and solidly stalled between boyfriends. When a lighthearted conversation in French with the manager of her favorite bakery turns into a job offer, Lexi accepts. But the actual glamour is minimal: the pay is less than generous, her co-workers are skeptical, her bank account remains vertically-challenged, and her parents are perpetually disappointed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun Faith-Centered Chick Lit

    • By J&M Demildt on 06-10-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • To Die For

    • By: Sandra Byrd
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Parry
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    With this brilliant foray into historical fiction, Christy Award finalist Sandra Byrd delivers a fresh look at Anne Boleyn through the eyes of her lifelong friend Meg Wyatt. As Anne finds favor with Henry VIII, Meg basks in the glow of Anne’s glory. But when Anne falls out of favor, the childhood friends are plunged into a maelstrom of slander and intrigue that tests the limits of their loyalties and puts their lives - and the lives of their loved ones - in grave danger.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Something New Under The Sun

    • By Reuven Nisser on 10-24-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Bon Appetit: A Novel

    • French Twist, Book 2
    • By: Sandra Byrd
    • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss, Punch Audio
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Lexi Stuart is risking it all. Saying au revoir to the security of home, her job, and could-be boyfriend Dan, Lexi embarks on a culinary adventure in France to fulfill her life dream of becoming a pastry chef. As she settles into her new home in the village of Presque le Chateau to study and work in a local bakery, her 20-something optimism meets resistance in the seemingly crusty nature of the people and culture around her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story

    • By Kindle Customer on 07-06-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Piece de Resistance

    • French Twist, Book 3
    • By: Sandra Byrd
    • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss, Punch Audio
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Having earned her chef's hat, Lexi Stuart bids au revoir to her glamorous and deliciously satisfying pastry mentorship outside of Paris and returns to her hometown of Seattle, Washington. There, she finds life unexpectedly complicated. She's put in charge of a high-end catering bakery called Bijoux, which should be her dream job, but there's a catch: she has to make this lavish bakery into a successful business in just a few short months.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good read

    • By Kindle Customer on 07-07-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mist of Midnight

    • By: Sandra Byrd
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Sastre
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    In the first of a brand-new series set in Victorian England, a young woman returns home from India after the death of her family to discover her identity and inheritance are challenged by the man who holds her future in his hands.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspirational, Romantic, and Mysterious

    • By Rebecca on 05-04-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Bride of a Distant Isle

    • By: Sandra Byrd
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Jasicki
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Miss Annabel Ashton is a teacher at the Rogers School for Young Ladies in Winchester when she takes a brief visit to her family home, Highcliffe Hall at Milford-on-Sea. She believes her stay will be short but soon learns that she will not be returning to the safety of the school. Instead she remains at Highcliffe at the mercy of her cousin, Edward Everedge. Annabel protests, but as the illegitimate daughter of a woman who died in an insane asylum, she has little say.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect break from mainstream romance

    • By Denise on 03-26-16

    Regular price: $41.99

    • A Lady in Disguise

    • By: Sandra Byrd
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Jasicki
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    After the mysterious death of her father, Miss Gillian Young takes a new job as the principal costume designer at the renowned Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. But while she remembers her father as a kind, well-respected man of the Police Force, clues she uncovers indicate he'd been living a double life: a haunting photograph of a young woman, train stubs for secret trips just before his death, and a receipt for a large sum of money. Are these items evidence of her father's guilty secrets? His longtime police partner thinks so.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book in a great series!

    • By Angelia S on 01-12-18

    Regular price: $41.99

    • The Secret Keeper

    • A Novel of Kateryn Parr
    • By: Sandra Byrd
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Jasicki
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Christy Award finalist Sandra Byrd has drawn favorable comparisons to New York Times best-selling author Philippa Gregory for her Ladies in Waiting novels. The second installment in the series transports listeners to King Henry VIII’s court for a tale of intrigue featuring Henry’s last wife, Kateryn Parr.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It is a bit hard to get into and I still got lost.

    • By A User on 06-10-13

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Roses Have Thorns

    • A Novel of Elizabeth I
    • By: Sandra Byrd
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Jasicki
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Like Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir, Sandra Byrd has attracted countless fans for evoking the complexity, grandeur, and brutality of the Tudor period. In her latest tour de force, she poses the question: What happens when serving a queen may cost you your marriage - or your life? In 1565, 17-year-old Elin von Snakenborg leaves Sweden on a treacherous journey to England. Her fiance has fallen in love with her sister and her dowry money has been gambled away, but ahead of her lies an adventure that will take her to the dizzying heights of Tudor power.

    Regular price: $20.72