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    • Daughters of the Winter Queen

    • Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia, and the Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots
    • By: Nancy Goldstone
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
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      4 out of 5 stars 67
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Young Elizabeth Stuart was thrust into a life of wealth and splendor when her godmother, Queen Elizabeth I, died and her father, James I, ascended to the illustrious throne of England. At 16 she was married to a dashing German count far below her rank, with the understanding that James would help her husband achieve the crown of Bohemia. Her father's terrible betrayal of this promise would ruin "the Winter Queen", as Elizabeth would forever be known, imperil the lives of those she loved, and launch a war that would last for 30 years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Misnamed but Wonderful

    • By Anonymous User on 05-16-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Phantom Tree

    • By: Nicola Cornick
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman, Stephanie Racine
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Browsing an antiques shop in Wiltshire, Alison Bannister stumbles across a delicate old portrait - identified as the doomed Tudor queen Anne Boleyn. Except Alison knows better. The subject is Mary Seymour, the daughter of Katherine Parr, who was taken to Wolf Hall in 1557 and presumed dead after going missing as a child. And Alison knows this because she, too, lived at Wolf Hall and knew Mary...more than 400 years ago. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Something different!

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-29-18

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Secret Wife

    • By: Gill Paul
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman, Thomas Judd
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,598
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,450
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,444

    The stories of two very different women, linked by the secrets and lies of history, merge together as past and present weave together in this stunning story of love, loss and resilience. 2016. Kitty, fleeing from a devastating revelation in her own life, finds herself at her great-grandfather's cabin in Lake Akanabee. There she discovers a gorgeous necklace, which leads her uncover to long-buried family secret. 1914. Tatiana, Grand Princess of Russia, falls in love with Dmitri, a Russian solider, as she nurses him back to health.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An unexpected jewel with refreshing perspectives

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-17-16

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

    • A Novel
    • By: Jennifer Ryan
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister, Laura Kirman, Imogen Wilde, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,017
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,018

    As England enters World War II's dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to shutter the church's choir in the absence of men and instead carry on singing. Resurrecting themselves as The Chilbury Ladies' Choir, the women of this small village soon use their joint song to lift up themselves and the community as the war tears through their lives.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A Romance

    • By Sara on 04-17-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Cows

    • By: Dawn O'Porter
    • Narrated by: Dawn O'Porter, Karen Cass, Laura Kirman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    The Cows is a powerful novel about three women. In all the noise of modern life, each needs to find her own voice. It's about friendship and being female. It's bold and brilliant. It's searingly perceptive. It's about never following the herd. And everyone is going to be talking about it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Smart, funny, feminist

    • By Mark on 11-05-17

    Regular price: $16.35

    • Only Human

    • Themis Files, Book 3
    • By: Sylvain Neuvel
    • Narrated by: Sylvain Neuvel, William Hope, Charlie Anson, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel, read by a returning cast. We always thought the biggest threat to humanity would come from the outside. We were wrong. As the human race picks up the pieces of destruction left behind, a new world order emerges. New alliances are formed. Old divisions are strengthened. And, with a power struggle fuelled by the threat of mutually assured destruction, nothing is certain.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great performance. Story not so. First two good

    • By P. Nisja on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Well of Loneliness

    • By: Radclyffe Hall
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 17 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
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      4 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Stephen Gordon is an ideal child of aristocratic parents - a fencer, a horse rider and a keen scholar. Stephen grows to be a war hero, a best-selling writer and a loyal, protective lover. But Stephen is a woman, and her lovers are women. As her ambitions drive her, and society confines her, Stephen is forced into desperate actions.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Dickens-esc.

    • By Bea Bolinger on 04-01-17

    Regular price: $33.46

    • You Let Me In

    • By: Lucy Clarke
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Nothing has felt right since Elle rented out her house.... There's a new coldness. A shift in the atmosphere. The prickling feeling that someone is watching her every move from the shadows. Maybe it's all in Elle's mind? She's a writer – her imagination, after all, is her strength. And yet every threat seems personal. As if someone has discovered the secrets that keep her awake at night. As fear and paranoia close in, Elle's own home becomes a prison. Someone is unlocking her past – and she’s given them the key....

    Regular price: $14.18

    • Reader, I Married Him

    • Stories Inspired by Jane Eyre
    • By: Tracy Chevalier
    • Narrated by: Tracy Chevalier - introduction, Laura Kirman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Part of a remarkable family that produced three acclaimed female writers at a time in 19th-century Britain when few women wrote and fewer were published, Charlotte Brontë has been a great source of inspiration to writers, especially women, ever since. Now, in Reader, I Married Him, 20 of today's most celebrated woman authors have spun original stories using Jane Eyre as a springboard.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful and sad and everything

    • By Adrianna Prejna on 10-03-16

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Daisy's Vintage Cornish Camper Van

    • By: Ali McNamara
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Welcome to the gorgeous Cornish town of St Felix, where there's magic in the air...When Ana inherits a broken-down camper van from her best friend, she takes the chance for a quick trip to Cornwall - some sea air and fish and chips on the beach is just the tonic she needs. But St Felix has bigger plans for Ana. She discovers a series of unsent postcards, dating back to the 1950s, hidden in the upholstery of the van. Ana knows that it's a sign: she'll make sure that the messages reach the person that they were meant for. And as the broken-down van is restored to gleaming health, so Ana begins to find her way back to happiness.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Kings and Queens of England

    • By: Nigel Cawthorne
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Kings and Queens of England is an entertaining account of the larger-than-life characters that have ruled England through the ages. It follows the fascinating history of monarchs from the first Saxon kings to the Windsors of the present day. Author Nigel Cawthorne paints vivid portraits of a mixed bunch of rulers ranging from the drunken and debauched merry monarch Charles II to the idealized domesticity and colonial ambition of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not My Cup of Tea

    • By lucky dog on 04-20-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Goodly and Grave in a Deadly Case of Murder

    • Goodly and Grave, Book 2
    • By: Justine Windsor
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When reports come in that valuable magical objects are being stolen, Goodly and Grave are on the case, but just when they think they know whodunit their prime suspect turns up - murdered! Will Lucy be able to track the real villain without putting herself in deadly danger? A mystery with a magical twist.

    Regular price: $8.77

    • Dream On, Amber

    • By: Emma Shevah
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    My name is Amber Alessandra Leola Kimiko Miyamoto. I have no idea why my parents gave me all those hideous names, but they must have wanted to ruin my life, and you know what? They did an amazing job. As a half-Japanese, half-Italian girl with a ridiculous name, Amber's not feeling molto bene (very good) about making friends at her new school. But the hardest thing about being Amber is that a part of her is missing. Her dad. He left when she was little, and he isn't coming back.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Goodly and Grave in A Bad Case of Kidnap

    • Goodly and Grave, Book 1
    • By: Justine Windsor
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    An archly funny, classic mystery adventure with a magic twist! Lucy Goodly is the new boot girl at Grave Hall, working for the cold, aloof Lord Grave. The other staff - Vonk the Butler, Mrs Crawley the cook and Violet the scullery maid - all seem friendly, but Lucy soon notices that strange things are afoot in her new home - and not just Mrs Crawley's experimental anchovy omelettes. There are moving statues and magical books, and Lord Grave has a secret. Meanwhile, all over the country, children are vanishing.

    Regular price: $9.05

    • Daughters of the Winter Queen

    • Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia and the Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots
    • By: Nancy Goldstone
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In a sweeping narrative encompassing political intrigue, illicit love affairs and even a murder mystery, Nancy Goldstone tells the riveting story of a queen who lost her throne, and of her four defiant daughters. Elizabeth Stuart's (1596-1662) marriage to a German count far below her rank was arranged with the understanding that her father, James I of England, would help his new son-in-law achieve the crown of Bohemia. The terrible betrayal of this promise would ruin 'the Winter Queen', as Elizabeth would forever be known, imperil the lives of those she loved and launch a war that would last thirty years.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Jewel

    • By: Amy Ewing
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Violet Lasting is no longer a human being. Tomorrow she becomes Lot 197, auctioned to the highest royal bidder in the jewel of the Lone City. Tomorrow she becomes the surrogate of the House of the Lake, her sole purpose to produce a healthy heir for the duchess, imprisoned in the opulent cage of the palace, where the royal women compete to secure their bloodline and the surrogates are treated as disposable commodities…

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Compliment sandwich in a book

    • By Raiha on 11-17-15

    Regular price: $20.03

    • The Crown of Dalemark

    • The Dalemark Quartet, Book 4
    • By: Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Since his arrival in the North of Dalemark Mitt has become disillusioned. The North seems no more free than the Holand he fled, a fugitive accused of attempted murder. And now he is trapped by the order to kill someone he doesn't know or else risk the lives of his friends. Forced once more to flee, Mitt is joined by Moril, the quietly powerful musician, and Maewen - out of her time, but mysteriously fated to play a part in their quest. .

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

    • By: Jennifer Ryan
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister, Imogen Wilde, Laura Kirman, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The village of Chilbury in Kent is about to ring in some changes. This is a delightful novel of wartime gumption and village spirit that will make your heart sing out. Kent, 1940. The women of Chilbury village have taken umbrage at the Vicar's closure of the choir now that its male singers are at war. But when spirited music professor Primrose Trent arrives, it prompts the creation of an all-female singing group.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • simply wonderful

    • By magda flores on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Little Bookshop of Lonely Hearts

    • By: Annie Darling
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Where happy ever after is only a page away…A delightful new series set in a quaint old bookshop, for fans of Lucy Diamond and Jenny Colgan. Once upon a time in a crumbling London bookshop, Posy Morland spent her life lost in the pages of her favourite romantic novels. So when Bookend's eccentric owner, Lavinia, dies and leaves the shop to Posy, she must put down her books and join the real world. Because Posy hasn't just inherited an ailing business, but also the unwelcome attentions of Lavinia's grandson.

    Regular price: $13.42

    • True Love at the Lonely Hearts Bookshop

    • By: Annie Darling
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Verity Love - Jane Austen fangirl and an introvert in a world of extroverts - is perfectly happy on her own (thank you very much), and her fictional boyfriend, Peter, is very useful for getting her out of unwanted social events. But when a case of mistaken identity forces her to introduce a perfect stranger as her boyfriend, Verity's life suddenly becomes much more complicated.

    Regular price: $13.85

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