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    • Mystic and Rider

    • The Twelve Houses, Book 1
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck, Sharon Shinn
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 682
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 431
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434

    The fire mystic Senneth crosses the country of Gillengaria on a mission for the king, trying to discover if noble marlords from the Twelve Houses are planning an uprising. She is accompanied by the soldiers Justin and Tayse, two King's Riders who are unswervingly loyal to the crown. Also on the journey are the shape-changers Kirra and Donnal, and a young mystic named Cammon who can practically read minds.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Light fantasy, heavy romance

    • By Ted on 07-02-09

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Archangel

    • Samaria, Book 1
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Tamara Marston
    • Length: 17 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 366
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 251

    A tale of the distant future by the author of The Shape-Changer's Wife brings listeners to a world in which the fate of all life rests on the voice of an angel.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great story, narrrated well

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-19-11

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Angels of Darkness

    • By: Ilona Andrews, Nalini Singh, Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre, Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 212
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 198

    They soar through the night, unearthly creatures of legends and lore. Three masters of urban fantasy and paranormal romance explore the rapture of the heavens above, and the darkness below in three all-new stories of angels and guardians, and good and evil. Bestselling author Nalini Singh returns to her Guild Hunter universe to tell the story of vampire Noel, and Sharon Shinn returns to her Samaria series to tell the story of a blind angel and the woman helps him---even though she hates and fears angels.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • FUN!!!

    • By Linda on 10-28-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Thirteenth House

    • The Twelve Houses, Book 2
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck, Sharon Shinn
    • Length: 17 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 449
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273

    Noble-born shape-shifter Kirra Danalustrous has accepted her father's invitation to style herself as her sister - the heir of Danalustrous - and attend all the social events being held by the Twelve Houses. She is accompanied by Donnal, a peasant and shape-shifter who has served her most of her life. She is delighted to learn that Senneth, Tayse, Justin and Cammon will also be making the social circuit as they escort Princess Amalie to the summer balls.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Little slow at first but...

    • By Shelly on 03-06-09

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Unquiet Land

    • Elemental Blessings, Book 4
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148

    Leah Frothen has returned home to rebuild the life she's avoided for years. But she can scarcely catch her breath before she is summoned to meet with the regent, Darien Serlast, the man who made her a spy. Leah is reluctant to take on a new assignment, but Darien has dangled the perfect lure to draw her in. Leah finds she enjoys the challenges of opening a shop catering to foreign visitors, especially since it affords her the opportunity to get to know Mally, the child she abandoned five years ago.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great Book

    • By Elana on 08-03-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Summers at Castle Auburn

    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle Baker
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    As a child, Coriel Halsing spent many glorious summers at Castle Auburn with her half-sister - and fell in love with a handsome prince who could never be hers. But now that she is a young woman, she begins to see the dark side of this magical place....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You cant listen to 'some" of the book !

    • By D. Stafford on 07-17-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Jeweled Fire

    • Elemental Blessings, Book 3
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204

    As one of the four princesses of Welce, Corene always thought she might one day become queen. Only circumstances changed, leaving fiery Corene with nothing to show for a life spent playing the game of court intrigue - until a chance arises to become the ruler of a nearby country. After stowing away on a ship bound for Malinqua with her loyal bodyguard, Foley, Corene must try to win the throne by making a play to marry one of the empress' three nephews.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Utterly satisfying

    • By LV on 11-10-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Jovah’s Angel

    • Samaria, Book 2
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Tamara Marston
    • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    When the reigning Archangel is grounded with a broken wing, Jovah chooses Alleluia as her successor. But now the fate of the planet rests with the reluctant Archangel Alleluia, whose own fate depends on a mortal man who believes only in science and himself.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun and fanciful ... interesting theology

    • By Marilyn on 04-26-11

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Angelica

    • Samaria, Book 4
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Tamara Marston
    • Length: 20 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    Two hundred years ago, the god Jovah created a legion of land-dwelling angels, led by an appointed Archangel. Now, Jovah has a new appointee: Archangel Gaaron. For his life-mate, his Angelica, Jovah has chosen a woman named Susannah. Slowly, an unspoken affection develops between the two. But there is a terrible threat besetting the land - and the true hearts of Archangel and Angelica may never be known.

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Reader and Raelynx

    • The Twelve Houses, Book 4
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 19 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 360
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212

    King Baryn has decided that if he marries his daughter Amalie to a high-ranking noble, the rebellious marlords might be pacified and he might be able to avert a war. So he invites all the young serramar to the royal city to court his daughter. To protect Amalie from any unsavory suitors, the mystic Cammon is installed to monitor all of Amalie's courtships, because Cammon is a reader who can tell if someone harbors violence or malevolence in his heart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Listen

    • By Mysticalsister on 12-06-09

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Royal Airs

    • Elemental Blessings, Book 2
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297

    Josetta is a princess of one of the Five Families. But she is far from the throne, so she is free to spend her days working in the poorest sections of the city. Rafe Adova, an outcast since he was born, lives the life of a career gambler in those slums. He has no ambition other than cheating at the card tables - until the night he decides to help a girl named Corene, who looks like she's stumbled into the wrong bar.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice contiune of Troubled Waters

    • By Coral on 12-30-13

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Dark Moon Defender

    • The Twelve Houses, Book 3
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 403
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246

    The Rider Justin is sent to the small town of Neft, so he can spy on the nearby Lumanen Convent where the Daughters of the Pale Mother reside. He quickly learns that Coralinda Gisseltess, the leader of the Daughters, is indeed persecuting mystics and the people who shelter them. Even more quickly, he falls in love with Ellynor, one of the convent novices. But the courtship is perilous in the extreme.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing change in narrator.

    • By shirley on 03-05-09

    Regular price: $21.95

    • The Shape of Desire

    • A Shifting Circle Novel, Book 1
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Erin Moon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 54

    For 15 years Maria Devane has been desperately, passionately in love with Dante Romano. But every month, Dante shifts shape, becoming a wild animal. During those times, he wanders far and wide, leaving Maria alone. Since the beginning, she has kept his secret, knowing that their love is worth the danger. But when a string of brutal attacks occur in local parks during the times when Dante is in animal form, Maria is forced to consider whether the lies she's been telling about her life have turned into lies she's telling herself.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More mature content than her previous works

    • By R. O'Hare on 05-23-12

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Fortune and Fate

    • The Twelve Houses, Book 5
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Lindsay Ellison, Sharon Shinn
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 302
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Sharon Shinn returns with a new novel set in the Twelve Houses world, where a troubled Warrior Rider named Wen faces her greatest challenge in the last place she ever expected: behind the walls of a great family estate known as Fortune, where Wen has been hired to guard the young heiress. Once there, she will find that fate has other plans for her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oh what fun...

    • By Judy on 12-15-08

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Still Life with Shape-Shifter

    • A Shifting Circle Novel, Book 2
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Erin Moon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    National bestselling author Sharon Shinn presents a passionate, heart-wrenching story of secrets and the lengths we’ll go to, to protect those we love... Melanie Landon and her half-sister share a unique bond. For her entire life, Melanie has hidden the fact that Ann is a shape-shifter. The never-ending deception is a heavy weight to bear, but Melanie is determined to keep Ann’s secret and protect her from a world that simply wouldn’t understand. For months, Melanie hasn’t seen or heard from Ann, in either of her forms.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Escapism in rural Missouri...

    • By R. J. Melton on 12-13-12

    Regular price: $21.95

    • The Turning Season

    • A Shifting Circle Novel, Book 3
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Erin Moon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    For Karadel, being a shape-shifter has always been a reality she couldn’t escape. Even though she’s built a safe life as a rural veterinarian, with a close-knit network of shifter and human friends who would do anything for her - and for each other -she can’t help but wish for a chance at being normal. When she’s not dealing with her shifts or caring for her animal patients, she attempts to develop a drug that will help shifters control their changes - a drug that might even allow them to remain human forever.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Troubled Waters

    • Elemental Blessings, Book 1
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 881
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 691
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 700

    Zoe Ardelay receives astonishing and unwelcome news: she has been chosen to become the king's fifth wife. Forced to go to the royal city, she manages to slip away and hide on the shores of the mighty river. It's there that Zoe realizes she is a coru prime, ruled by the elemental sign of water. She must return to the palace, not as an unwilling bride for the king, but a woman with power in her own right.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really nice coming of the age story

    • By Yuriko on 07-31-11

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Angel-Seeker

    • Samaria, Book 5
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Tamara Marston
    • Length: 18 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    The award-winning author returns to Samaria in this richly romantic tale that begins where Archangel left off. In that time, the women who craved the attention of angels were known as angel-seekers, a term used with awe by some - and scorn by others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read as book 2

    • By Budz on 02-15-11

    Regular price: $21.95

    • The Alleluia Files

    • Samaria, Book 3
    • By: Sharon Shinn
    • Narrated by: Tamara Marston
    • Length: 17 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    Legend has it that the Alleluia Files contain the truth about the god of Samaria. Now, a child raised in captivity among the angels will journey the length and breadth of her world to seek the documents that will alter the face of Samaria forever.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Is it disappointing?

    • By Sweetestjoy on 01-16-17

    Regular price: $21.95