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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 1,979
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      4 out of 5 stars 1,762
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      4 out of 5 stars 1,767

    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 437
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 335
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331

    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

    • A Great Deliverance

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 1
    • By: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Into Keldale's pastoral web of old houses and older secrets comes Scotland Yard Inspector Thomas Lynley, the eighth earl of Asherton. Along with the redoubtable Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, Lynley has been sent to solve a savage murder that has stunned the peaceful countryside. For fat, unlovely Roberta Teys has been found in her best dress, an ax in her lap, seated in the old stone barn beside her father's headless corpse. Her first and last words were "I did it. And I'm not sorry". 

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Memoirs of Cleopatra

    • By: Margaret George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 49 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 522
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 363
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 362

    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

    • Elizabeth and Mary

    • Cousins, Rivals, Queens
    • By: Jane Dunn
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 19 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 346
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    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

    • Marie Antoinette

    • The Journey
    • By: Antonia Fraser
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 20 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 367
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222

    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 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 666
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 242

    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: $35.00

    • Deception on His Mind

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 9
    • By: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 22 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Balford-le-Nez is a dying seatown on the coast of Essex. But when a member of the town's small but growing Asian community is found dead on its beach, his neck broken, sleepy Balford-le-Nez ignites. Working solo without her longtime partner, Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, Sergeant Barbara Havers must probe not only the mind of a murderer and a case very close to her own heart, but the terrible price people pay for deceiving others...and themselves. 

    Regular price: $42.00

    • 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 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 104

    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

    • In the Presence of the Enemy

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 8
    • By: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hailed as the "king of sleaze", tabloid editor Dennis Luxford is used to ferreting out the sins and scandals of people in exposed positions. But when he opens an innocuous-looking letter addressed to him at The Source, he discovers that someone else excels at ferreting out secrets as well. Ten-year-old Charlotte Bowen has been abducted, and if Luxford does not admit publicly to having fathered her, she will die. 

    Regular price: $42.00

    • A Traitor to Memory

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 11
    • By: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 28 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "To listen is to be, but to play is to live...." So believes Gideon Davies, 28-year-old musical wunderkind, a virtuoso violinist whose talents are internationally celebrated. When Gideon finds himself center stage, unable to play, his tortured search for his music - and for the truth behind the appalling event that shaped his life - will lead him to the very heart of love's darkest manifestations. 

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Through the Looking Glass

    • By: Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Through the Looking Glass is a sequel of sorts to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Alice, now slightly older, walks through a mirror into the Looking-Glass House and immediately becomes involved in a strange game of chess. Soon, she is exploring the rest of the house and meets a sequence of characters now familiar to most: Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Red Queen, Humpty Dumpty, and the Walrus, to name a few.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Tweedle Lee Dee Tweedle Dee Dum - Again!

    • By J.B. on 02-13-17

    Regular price: $12.59

    • A Place of Hiding

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 12
    • By: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 22 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An isolated beach on the island of Guernsey in the English Channel is the scene of the murder of Guy Brouard, one of Guernsey’s wealthiest inhabitants and its main benefactor. Forced as a child to flee the Nazis in Paris, Brouard was engaged in his latest project when he died: a museum in honor of those who resisted the German occupation of the island during World War II. The St. Jameses must delve into Guernsey’s dark history - both past and present - and into the troubled psyche of someone who may have exacted retribution for the most unspeakable crime of all. 

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Rip Van Winkle & Other Stories

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      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 16 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

    • Dark Angels

    • By: Karleen Koen
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 18 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 119
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      4 out of 5 stars 63
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      4 out of 5 stars 63

    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

    • Northanger Abbey

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 303
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 168

    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

    • 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
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      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

    • 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

    • Life Mask

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 23 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    In a time of approaching war and terrorism, spectacular wealth and financial disasters, the private world of three famous Londoners becomes a public scandal. 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful.

    • By Ginger 3701 on 06-29-18

    Regular price: $45.50

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