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    • Into the Wilderness

    • A Novel
    • By: Sara Donati
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 30 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,262
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,762
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,768

    Weaving a vibrant tapestry of fact and fiction, Into the Wilderness sweeps us into another time and place...and into the heart of a forbidden, incandescent affair between a spinster Englishwoman and an American frontiersman. Here is an epic of romance and history that will captivate readers from the start.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful surprise

    • By I like to shop on 04-26-16

    Regular price: $55.93

    • The Gilded Hour

    • By: Sara Donati
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 31 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,630
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,517
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,513

    The year is 1883, and in New York City it's a time of dizzying splendor, crushing poverty, and tremendous change. With the gravity-defying Brooklyn Bridge nearly complete and New York in the grips of antivice crusader Anthony Comstock, Anna Savard and her cousin, Sophie - both graduates of the Woman's Medical School - treat the city's most vulnerable, even if doing so may put everything they've strived for in jeopardy.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Slow and plodding. More textbook than novel.

    • By Karen Kelly on 09-14-15

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Dawn on a Distant Shore

    • By: Sara Donati
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 20 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,932
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,667
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,665

    Elizabeth and Nathaniel Bonner have settled into their life together at the edge of the New-York wilderness in the winter of 1794. But soon after Elizabeth gives birth to healthy twins, Nathaniel learns that his father has been arrested in British Canada. Forced to leave Hidden Wolf Mountain to help his father in Montreal, Nathaniel himself is imprisoned and in danger of being hanged as a spy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great great great

    • By I like to shop on 05-10-16

    Regular price: $47.93

    • Fire Along the Sky

    • By: Sara Donati
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 23 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,466
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,284
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,283

    With epic sweep and breathtaking adventure, Sara Donati's best-selling saga of an Early American family's struggle for survival in the Northeast wilderness continues with the story of an indomitable woman and an unforgettable journey of redemption across a young nation threatened by the flames of war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unparalleled performance

    • By Kathryn on 08-28-13

    Regular price: $55.93

    • The Endless Forest

    • By: Sara Donati
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 22 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,438
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,227
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,223

    The spring of 1824 is a challenging one for the inhabitants of Paradise N.Y. when a flood devastates the village. But for Nathaniel and Elizabeth Bonner, it's also a time of reunion as their children return from far-off places: Lily and her husband from Italy, and Martha Kirby, the Bonners ward, from Manhattan. Although Lily is nursing her own grief, it is Martha, fleeing a crushing humiliation, who brings with her trouble that will reverberate in all their lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Only one Regret

    • By MickeyMarie on 02-16-14

    Regular price: $47.93

    • Lake in the Clouds

    • By: Sara Donati
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 24 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,683
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,455
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,449

    It is the spring of 1802, and the village of Paradise is still reeling from the typhoid epidemic of the previous summer. Elizabeth and Nathaniel Bonner have lost their two-year-old son, Hannah's half brother Robbie, but they struggle on as always: the men in the forests, the twins Lily and Daniel in Elizabeth's school, and Hannah as a doctor in training, apprenticed to Richard Todd. Hannah is descended from healers on both sides and her reputation as a skilled healer in her own right is growing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great installment

    • By I like to shop on 06-10-16

    Regular price: $51.93

    • Queen of Swords

    • A Novel
    • By: Sara Donati
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 21 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,471
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,274
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,266

    It is the late summer of 1814, and Hannah Bonner and her half brother Luke have spent more than a year searching the islands of the Caribbean for Luke's wife and the man who abducted her. But Jennet's rescue, so long in coming, is not the resolution they'd hoped for. In the spring she had given birth to Luke's son, and in the summer Jennet had found herself compelled to surrender the infant to a stranger in the hope of keeping him safe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this series

    • By Linda on 09-21-07

    Regular price: $43.93

    • Into the Wilderness

    • By: Sara Donati
    • Narrated by: Jayne Atkinson
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    When Elizabeth Middleton leaves England to join her father at the edge of the New York wilderness, she does so with a strong will and an unwavering purpose: to teach school to children of all races - black, white, and Native American. It is December of 1792 when she arrives in a cold climate unlike any she has ever experienced. And she meets a man different from any she has ever encountered - a white man dressed like a native. His name is Nathaniel Bonner, also known to the Mohawk people as Between-Two-Lives. Elizabeth defies her father and shatters convention, but her ultimate destiny, here in the heart of the wilderness, lies in the odyssey to come: trials of faith and flesh, and passion born amid Nathaniel's own secrets and divided soul.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book; awful recording

    • By Rosina on 02-26-03

    Regular price: $21.27