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    • A Torch Against the Night

    • An Ember in the Ashes, Book 2
    • By: Sabaa Tahir
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan, Fiona Hardingham, Steve West
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,605
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,417
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,411

    Elias and Laia are running for their lives. Following the events of the Fourth Trial, an army led by Masks hunts the two fugitives as they escape the city of Serra and journey across the vast lands of the Martial Empire. Laia is determined to break into Kauf - the empire's most secure and dangerous prison - and save her brother, whose knowledge of Serric steel is the key to the Scholars' future. And Elias is determined to stay by Laia's side, even if it means giving up his own chance at freedom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ahhhmazing

    • By DeeAy on 09-25-16

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Phoenix Unbound

    • The Fallen Empire Series, Book 1
    • By: Grace Draven
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187

    Every year, each village is required to send a young woman to the Empire's capital - her fate to be burned alive for the entertainment of the masses. For the last five years, one small village's tithe has been the same woman. Gilene's sacrifice protects all the other young women of her village, and her secret to staying alive lies with the magic only she possesses. But this year is different. Azarion, the Empire's most famous gladiator, has somehow seen through her illusion - and is set on blackmailing Gilene into using her abilities to help him escape his life of slavery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Grace Draven is a master at world building!!

    • By DeRae on 09-26-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Romanov Empress

    • By: C. W. Gortner
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 17 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 185

    Narrated by the mother of Russia’s last tsar, this vivid, historically authentic novel brings to life the courageous story of Maria Feodorovna, one of Imperial Russia’s most compelling women, who witnessed the splendor and tragic downfall of the Romanovs as she fought to save her dynasty in its final years. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of C.W. Gortner Best!!

    • By Mark Regiec on 07-13-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Circling the Sun

    • A Novel
    • By: Paula McLain
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,480
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,136

    Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe, who share his estate. Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild and an inherent understanding of nature's delicate balance. But even the wild child must grow up, and when everything Beryl knows and trusts dissolves, she is catapulted into a string of disastrous relationships.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Pro: It made me want to read "West With the Night"

    • By Ilana on 08-01-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein

    • By: Kiersten White
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Elizabeth Lavenza hasn't had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from her "caregiver", and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streets...until she is brought to the home of Victor Frankenstein, an unsmiling, solitary boy who has everything - except a friend. Victor is her escape from misery. Elizabeth does everything she can to make herself indispensable - and it works. She is taken in by the Frankenstein family and rewarded with a warm bed, delicious food, and dresses of the finest silk.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it! Narrator was amazing.

    • By Mary R. on 11-16-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Tess of the Road

    • By: Rachel Hartman
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 16 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163

    In the medieval kingdom of Goredd, women are expected to be ladies, men are their protectors, and dragons can be whomever they choose. Tess is none of these things. Tess is...different. She speaks out of turn, has wild ideas, and can't seem to keep out of trouble. Then Tess goes too far. Tess's family decide the only path for her is a nunnery. But on the day she is to join the nuns, Tess chooses a different path for herself. She cuts her hair, pulls on her boots, and sets out on a journey. She's not running away, she's running towards something.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic character arc!

    • By Winona Nelson on 05-09-18

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Splendor Before the Dark

    • A Novel of the Emperor Nero
    • By: Margaret George
    • Narrated by: Steve West, Katharine McEwan, Susan Denaker
    • Length: 21 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    With the beautiful and cunning Poppaea at his side, Nero Augustus commands the Roman empire, ushering in an unprecedented era of artistic and cultural splendor. Although he has yet to produce an heir, his power is unquestioned. But in the 10th year of his reign, a terrifying prophecy comes to pass and a fire engulfs Rome, reducing entire swaths of the city to rubble. Rumors of Nero's complicity in the blaze start to sow unrest among the populace - and the politicians...Nero knows that his fate is now tied to Rome's - and he vows to rebuild it as a city that will stun the world.

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Try Not to Breathe

    • A Novel
    • By: Holly Seddon
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden, Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,368
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,091
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,088

    Alex Dale is lost. Destructive habits have cost her a marriage and a journalism career. All she has left is her routine: a morning run until her body aches, then a few hours of forgettable work before the past grabs hold and drags her down. Every day is treading water, every night is drowning. Until Alex discovers Amy Stevenson. Amy Stevenson, who was just another girl from a nearby town until the day she was found unconscious after a merciless assault.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't stop listening

    • By Kathleen Ammon on 02-28-16

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Leopard at the Door

    • By: Jennifer McVeigh
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    After six years in England, Rachel has returned to Kenya and the farm where she spent her childhood, but the beloved home she'd longed for is much changed. Her father's new companion - a strange, intolerant woman - has taken over the household. The political climate in the country grows more unsettled by the day and is approaching the boiling point. And looming over them all is the threat of the Mau Mau, a secret society intent on uniting the native Kenyans and overthrowing the whites.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Non stop listening

    • By Patricia on 06-12-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Confessions of Young Nero

    • By: Margaret George
    • Narrated by: Steve West, Susan Denaker, Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    Built on the backs of those who fell before it, Julius Caesar's imperial dynasty is only as strong as the next person who seeks to control it. In the Roman Empire, no one is safe from the sting of betrayal: man, woman - or child. As a boy Nero's royal heritage becomes a threat to his very life, first when the mad emperor Caligula tries to drown him, then when his great-aunt attempts to secure her own son's inheritance. Faced with shocking acts of treachery, young Nero is dealt a harsh lesson: It is better to be cruel than dead.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Superb Performance but...

    • By DaNick on 05-22-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Paris for One and Other Stories

    • By: Jojo Moyes
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham, Susan Duerden, Jayne Entwistle, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 258
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 240

    Nell is 26 and has never been to Paris. She's never even been on a romantic weekend away - to anywhere - before. Traveling abroad isn't really her thing. But when Nell's boyfriend fails to show up for their mini vacation, she has the opportunity to prove everyone - including herself - wrong. Alone in Paris, Nell finds a version of herself she never knew existed: independent and intrepid. Could this turn out to be the most adventurous weekend of her life?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jojo is Always a Treat

    • By Catherine on 07-04-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Little Big Love

    • By: Katy Regan
    • Narrated by: Isabella Blake-Thomas, Katharine McEwan, Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Liam Jones was the love of Juliet’s life. He was her brother’s best friend, then her best friend, then the father of her little boy. In those shining weeks after Zac was born, she had never been happier, and neither had Liam. And then one night, Liam disappeared without a trace. Ten-year-old Zac Hutchinson collects facts: octopuses have three hearts, Usain Bolt is the fastest man on earth. But no one will tell him what happened to his father and where he went. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narration is good...

    • By moviegal on 06-26-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Stress-Proof

    • The Scientific Solution to Protect Your Brain and Body - and Be More Resilient Every Day
    • By: Mithu Storoni
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    This practical and groundbreaking guide reveals seven paths to fighting the effects of stress - to strengthen our natural defenses so that our minds remain sharp and our bodies resilient, no matter what life throws at us. Each chapter examines a common stress agent - including inflammation, an out-of-sync body clock, cortisol levels, and emotional triggers - and presents simple ways to minimize its harmful effects.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply the best book I have ever read on stress!

    • By Jessica Battista on 02-06-18
    • The Scientific Solution to Protect Your Brain and Body - and Be More Resilient Every Day
    • By: Mithu Storoni
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 08-22-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 26 ratings

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Hum If You Don't Know the Words

    • By: Bianca Marais
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan, Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    Life under Apartheid has created a secure future for Robin Conrad, a 10-year-old white girl living with her parents in 1970s Johannesburg. In the same nation but worlds apart, Beauty Mbali, a Xhosa woman in a rural village in the Bantu homeland of the Transkei, struggles to raise her children alone after her husband's death. Both lives have been built upon the division of race, and their meeting should never have occurred...until the Soweto Uprising.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Two narrators make for a great listen

    • By Julie W. Capell on 01-29-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Becoming Queen Victoria

    • The Unexpected Rise of Britain's Greatest Monarch
    • By: Kate Williams
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 16 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    In 1819, a girl was born to the fourth son of King George III. No one could have expected such an unassuming, overprotected girl to be an effective ruler - yet Queen Victoria would become one of the most powerful monarchs in history. Writing with novelistic flair and historical precision, Kate Williams reveals a vibrant woman in the prime of her life, while chronicling the byzantine machinations that continued even after the crown was placed on her head.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely Well Written and Readable

    • By Wren on 04-01-17

    Regular price: $35.00

    • You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P!

    • By: Alex Gino
    • Narrated by: Nora Hunter, Blythe Auffarth, Cherise Boothe, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Jilly thinks she's figured out how life works. But when her sister Emma is born deaf, she realizes how much she still has to learn. A big fantasy reader, Jilly connects with another fan, Derek, who is African American and a deaf ASL user. She goes to Derek for advice but doesn't always know the best way to ask for it and makes some mistakes along the way. Jilly has to step back to learn to be an ally, a sister, and a friend, understanding that life works in different ways for different people, and that being open to change can make you change in the best possible ways.

    Regular price: $14.69

    • The Ice Beneath Her

    • A Novel
    • By: Camilla Grebe, Elizabeth Clark Wessel - translator
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan, John Lee, Justine Eyre
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 89

    Winter's chill has descended on Stockholm as police arrive at the scene of a shocking murder. An unidentified woman lies beheaded in a posh suburban home - a brutal crime made all the more disturbing by its uncanny resemblance to an unsolved killing 10 years earlier. But this time there's a suspect: the charismatic and controversial chain-store CEO Jesper Orre, who owns the home but is nowhere to be found.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Stuck on an iceberg...

    • By Marisa on 01-09-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Suspect

    • By: Fiona Barton
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden, Fiona Hardingham, Nicholas Guy Smith, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    When two 18-year-old girls go missing in Thailand, their families are thrust into the international spotlight: desperate, bereft, and frantic with worry. What were the girls up to before they disappeared? Journalist Kate Waters always does everything she can to be first to the story, first with the exclusive, first to discover the truth - and this time is no exception. But she can’t help but think of her own son, whom she hasn’t seen in two years, since he left home to go travelling. 

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Aliens

    • The World's Leading Scientists on the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
    • By: Jim Al-Khalili
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith, Bruce Mann, Katharine McEwan, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    In these lively and fascinating essays, scientists from around the world weigh in on the latest advances in the search for intelligent life in the universe and discuss just what that might look like. Since 2000, science has seen a surge in data and interest on several fronts related to ET (extraterrestrials); AI (artificial intelligence); and SETI (search for extraterrestrial intelligence). The debate has intensified over whether life exists outside our solar system, what that life would look like, and whether we'll ever make contact.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What science thinks of extraterrestrials

    • By Philomath on 06-07-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • A Few of the Girls

    • Stories
    • By: Maeve Binchy
    • Narrated by: Sile Bermingham, Jayne Entwistle, John Lee, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    A Few of the Girls is a glorious collection of the very best of her short story writing, stories that were written over the decades - some published in magazines, others for friends as gifts, many for charity benefits. The stories are all filled with the signature warmth and humor that have always been an essential part of Maeve's appeal.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrated with a lisp?

    • By denise on 05-05-16

    Regular price: $31.50

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