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    • Mr. Churchill's Secretary

    • A Maggie Hope Novel, Book 1
    • By: Susan Elia MacNeal
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,936
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,722
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,728

    London, 1940: Winston Churchill has just been sworn in, war rages across the Channel, and the threat of a Blitz looms larger by the day. But none of this deters Maggie Hope. She graduated at the top of her college class and possesses all the skills of the finest minds in British intelligence, but her gender qualifies her only to be the newest typist at No. 10 Downing Street. Her indefatigable spirit and gifts for codebreaking, though, rival those of even the highest men in government, and Maggie finds that working for the prime minister affords her a level of clearance she could never have imagined....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed This New Author For Me.

    • By Electic Chef on 11-19-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles

    • By: Margaret George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 42 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 427
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 328
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324

    An exhaustively researched novel weaves both historical fact and plausible fiction in bringing the story of Mary Queen of Scots to life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well written, well read

    • By Robin on 12-01-09

    Regular price: $59.93

    • The Memoirs of Cleopatra

    • By: Margaret George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 49 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 516
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 357
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 356

    This novel allows the unscrupulous and proud Queen of the Nile to recount her own tale. A masterful recreation of history.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I felt like I was there

    • By Michael A. Vasquez on 03-05-07

    Regular price: $63.93

    • The King's Mistress

    • A Novel
    • By: Emma Campion
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 17 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 101

    History has not been kind to Alice Perrers, the notorious mistress of King Edward III. Scholars and contemporaries alike have deemed her a manipulative woman who used her great beauty and sensuality to take advantage of an aging and increasingly senile king. But who was the woman behind the scandal? A cold-hearted opportunist - or someone fighting for her very survival?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Story

    • By Rebecca on 07-05-11

    Regular price: $43.93

    • Marie Antoinette

    • The Journey
    • By: Antonia Fraser
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 20 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 360
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215

    France's iconic queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous "Let them eat cake", was alternately revered and reviled during her lifetime. For centuries since, she has been the object of debate, speculation, and the fascination so often accorded illustrious figures in history. Married in mere girlhood, this essentially lighthearted child was thrust onto the royal stage and commanded by circumstance to play a significant role in European history.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Detailed

    • By Karen on 07-19-07

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Labyrinth

    • By: Kate Mosse
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 19 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 663
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 240

    July 2005. In the Pyrenees mountains near Carcassonne, Alice, a volunteer at an archaeological dig stumbles into a cave and makes a startling discovery: two crumbling skeletons, strange writings on the walls, and the pattern of a labyrinth; between the skeletons, a stone ring, and a small leather bag.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible Listening Experience

    • By Sara on 08-02-14

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Elizabeth and Mary

    • Cousins, Rivals, Queens
    • By: Jane Dunn
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 19 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 137

    In a rich and riveting narrative, Jane Dunn reveals the extraordinary rivalry between the regal cousins. It is the story of two queens ruling on one island, each with a claim to the throne of England, each embodying dramatically opposing qualities of character, ideals of womanliness (and views of sexuality), and divinely ordained kingship.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic book

    • By Catharina on 05-09-04

    Regular price: $47.93

    • Dark Angels

    • By: Karleen Koen
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 18 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    Alice Verney is a young woman intent on achieving her dreams. Having left Restoration England in the midst of a messy scandal, she has been living in Louis XIV's Baroque, mannered France for two years. Now she is returning home to England and anxious to re-establish herself quickly. First, she will regain her former position as a maid of honor to Charles II's queen. Then she will marry the most celebrated duke of the Restoration, putting herself in a position to attain power she's only dreamed of.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dark Angels

    • By M on 06-01-08

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Rip Van Winkle & Other Stories

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    You are probably familiar with the popularized versions of Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, but have you ever heard the original, unabridged stories by Washington Irving? The skillfully written and colorful original tales have much more meaning and depth. In Rip Van Winkle Irving makes a profound social comment about the changes then happening in America.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • good storys bad reader

    • By Kindle Customer on 12-02-10

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Sepulchre

    • By: Kate Mosse
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 20 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 105

    From the author of the New York Times best-selling novel Labyrinth comes another haunting tale of double crosses, murder, and the occult set in both 19th and 21st century France.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too many subplots

    • By Molly Widstrom on 12-08-09

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Simone Weil

    • By: Francine du Plessix Gray
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    A patriot and a mystic, an unruly activist plagued by self-doubt, a pampered intellectual with a credo of manual labor, and an ascetic who craved sensuous beauty, Simone Weil died at the age of 34 after a long struggle with anorexia. But her tremendous intellectual legacy foresaw many of the 20th century's great changes and continues to influence philosophy today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Like none other

    • By Sarah R on 06-19-07

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Northanger Abbey

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 297
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 163

    Northanger Abbey is the coming-of-age story of Catherine Morland, who is taken to the fashionable resort of Bath with her friends, the Allens. While in Bath, she meets Henry Tilney and his sister Eleanor. The Tilneys invite Catherine to Northanger Abbey, their family estate. Catherine, an avid reader of Gothic novels, soon becomes obsessed with the thought that possible atrocities are going on at the abbey.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Favorite

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-10-07

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Peter Pan

    • By: J.M. Barrie
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Peter Pan, the mischievous imp who refuses to grow up, lands in the Darling's proper middle-class home to look for his shadow. He befriends Wendy, John, and Michael and teaches them to fly (with a little help from fairy dust). He and Tinker Bell whisk them off to Neverland where they encounter the Red Indians, the Little Lost Boys, pirates, and the dastardly Captain Hook.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not the Peter Pan You Know

    • By Nena on 02-21-08

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Three Short Stories

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Charles Dickens is known not only for his novels, but also for his short stories, particularly "A Christmas Carol." In the latter genre, interestingly, these stories had a powerful commercial impulse, for they were serialized in magazines at the Christmas season.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Recording not the best

    • By Theblackersheep on 11-24-12

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Wuthering Heights

    • By: Emily Bronte
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Published in 1847, the year before Emily Bronte's death at the age of 30, Wuthering Heights has proved to be one of the nineteenth century's most popular yet disturbing masterpieces. The windswept moors are the unforgettable setting of this tale of the love between the foundling Heathcliff and his wealthy benefactor's daughter, Catherine. Through Catherine's betrayal of Heathcliff and his bitter vengeance, their mythic passion haunts the next generation even after their deaths.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best Audio of this classic

    • By Cynthia on 03-26-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Jane Austen

    • By: Carol Shields
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    With the same sensitivity and artfulness that are the trademarks of her award-winning novels, Shields here explores the life of a writer whose own novels have delighted readers for the past two hundred years. In Jane Austen, Shields follows this superb novelist from her early family life in Steventon to her later years in Bath, her broken engagement, and her intense relationship with her sister Cassandra. She reveals both the very private woman and the accomplished author.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everything Jane

    • By Catherine on 08-14-12

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Little Lord Fauntleroy

    • By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 43

    Young Cedric Errol lives in poverty in New York with his mother. When his father, who was disinherited for marrying an American, dies, Cedric is summoned to his grandfather's English estate. While the crotchety old Earl planned to transform the boy into a docile, traditional lording, it is Little Lord Fauntleroy who does the converting.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book rocks no matter how old you are!

    • By Louis M on 10-23-05

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Life Mask

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 23 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Lord Derby - unhappily married and the richest as well as the ugliest man in the House of Lords - is the relentless suitor of England's reigning queen of comedy, Eliza Farren. His chief rival is the aristocratic widow Anne Damer, a sculptor who, as the rumor has it, loves women. Set in parliament, on stage, the racetrack as well as the intimate salons of the Beau Monde, the bestselling author of Slammerkin evocatively brings to life a world where everyone wears a mask.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • so disappointed

    • By AZ walker on 09-21-13

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Scarlet Letter

    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    A stark and allegorical tale of adultery, guilt, and social repression in Puritan New England, The Scarlet Letter is a foundational work of American literature. Nathaniel Hawthorne's exploration of the dichotomy between the public and private self, internal passion and external convention, gives us the unforgettable Hester Prynne, who discovers strength in the face of ostracism and emerges as a heroine ahead of her time. As Kathryn Harrison points out in her Introduction, Hester is "the herald of the modern American heroine...."

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Jimmy on 06-12-11

    Regular price: $25.20

    • The House of the Seven Gables

    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    The House of the Seven Gables was Hawthorne's follow-up to The Scarlet Letter. The book tells the story of an evil house, cursed by a man who was hanged centuries before for witchcraft. The house is haunted by the ghosts of its past, and wrapped in the fear of the living.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • difficult

    • By Helen on 12-21-16

    Regular price: $23.09

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