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    • The Shadow Queen

    • By: Sandra Gulland
    • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 26
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      4 out of 5 stars 26

    Paris, 1660: As the daughter of itinerant actors who once lit up the Parisian stages, Claudette always thought her future lay in the theater. But a series of chance encounters pulls her into the alluring orbit of the most beautiful woman in all of France: Athénaïs de Montespan, the mistress to Louis XIV and reigning "Shadow Queen". Impetuous by nature, Athénaïs wields a disconcerting amount of power - a fact that has ruffled many of the Sun King's key advisors. Needing someone to act as her eyes and ears, Athénaïs hires Claudette as a personal attendant. The young stagehand leaves the world of theater only to find that court is very much like a stage....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Boring!

    • By MauriceK on 07-13-16

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B.

    • By: Sandra Gulland
    • Narrated by: Kim Handysides
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    In this first of three books inspired by the life of Josephine Bonaparte, Sandra Gulland has created a novel of immense and magical proportions. We meet Josephine in the exotic and lush Martinico, where an old island woman predicts that one day she will be queen. The journey from the remote village of her birth to the height of European elegance is long, but Josephine's fortune proves to be true.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Performance...ugh

    • By Lisa on 02-17-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Last Great Dance on Earth

    • By: Sandra Gulland
    • Narrated by: Kim Handysides
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    The Last Great Dance on Earth is the triumphant final volume of Sandra Gulland's beloved trilogy based on the life of Josephine Bonaparte. When the novel opens, Josephine and Napoleon have been married for four tumultuous years. Napoleon is Josephine's great love, and she his. But their passionate union is troubled from within, as Josephine is unable to produce an heir, and from without, as England makes war against France and Napoleon's Corsican clan makes war against his wife.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe

    • By: Sandra Gulland
    • Narrated by: Kim Handysides
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Beginning in Paris in 1796, the saga continues as Josephine awakens to her new life as Mrs. Napoleon Bonaparte. Through her intimate diary entries and Napoleon's impassioned love letters, an astonishing portrait of an incredible woman emerges. Gulland transports us into the ballrooms and bedrooms of exquisite palaces and onto the blood-soaked fields of Napoleon's campaigns.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must read! The characters come to life and transport you back in time!

    • By Busy Mom on 03-16-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Mistress of the Sun

    • By: Sandra Gulland
    • Narrated by: Diana Leblanc
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    A riveting love story with a captivating mystery at its heart, Mistress of the Sun resurrects a fascinating female figure from the shadows of history, and illuminates both the power of true and perfect love and the rash actions we take to capture and tame it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A pleasant surprise

    • By Diane on 07-15-09

    Regular price: $39.93

    • The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B.

    • By: Sandra Gulland
    • Narrated by: Kim Handysides
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this first of three books inspired by the life of Josephine Bonaparte, Sandra Gulland has created a novel of immense and magical proportions. We meet Josephine in the exotic and lush Martinico, where an old island woman predicts that one day she will be queen. The journey from the remote village of her birth to the height of European elegance is long, but Josephine's fortune proves to be true.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Last Great Dance on Earth

    • By: Sandra Gulland
    • Narrated by: Kim Handysides
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Last Great Dance on Earth is the triumphant final volume of Sandra Gulland's beloved trilogy based on the life of Josephine Bonaparte. When the novel opens, Josephine and Napoleon have been married for four tumultuous years. Napoleon is Josephine's great love, and she his. But their passionate union is troubled from within, as Josephine is unable to produce an heir, and from without, as England makes war against France and Napoleon's Corsican clan makes war against his wife.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe

    • By: Sandra Gulland
    • Narrated by: Kim Handysides
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe is the much-awaited sequel to Sandra Gulland's highly acclaimed first novel, The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B. Beginning in Paris in 1796, the saga continues as Josephine awakens to her new life as Mrs. Napoleon Bonaparte. Through her intimate diary entries and Napoleon's impassioned love letters, an astonishing portrait of an incredible woman emerges. Gulland transports us into the ballrooms and bedrooms of exquisite palaces and onto the blood-soaked fields of Napoleon's campaigns.

    Regular price: $24.95