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    • Lancaster and York

    • The Wars of the Roses
    • By: Alison Weir
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 22 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
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      4 out of 5 stars 90
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    Lancater and York is a riveting account of the Wars of the Roses, from beloved historian Alison Weir. The war between the houses of Lancaster and York was characterised by treachery, deceit, and bloody battles. Alison Weir's lucid and gripping account focuses on the human side of history. At the centre of the book stands Henry VI, the pious king whose mental instability led to political chaos, and his wife Margaret of Anjou, who took up her arms in her husband's cause and battled in a violent man's world.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Dense, fascinating history...questionable delivery

    • By kbreezy on 10-04-17

    Regular price: $27.71

    • Elizabeth of York

    • A Tudor Queen and Her World
    • By: Alison Weir
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 22 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 299
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 277
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 272

    Many are familiar with the story of the much-married King Henry VIII of England and the celebrated reign of his daughter, Elizabeth I. But it is often forgotten that the life of the first Tudor queen, Elizabeth of York, Henry's mother and Elizabeth's grandmother, spanned one of England' s most dramatic and perilous periods. Now New York Times best-selling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir presents the first modern biography of this extraordinary woman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • NARRATOR SHOULD HAVE STUCK TO OWN VOICE !!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-08-15

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Mary Boleyn

    • By: Alison Weir
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 122

    Mary Boleyn was the mistress of two kings, Francois I of France and Henry VIII of England, and sister to Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII’s second wife. In this astonishing and riveting biography, Alison Weir’s extensive research gives a new and detailed portrayal, in which she recounts that, contrary to popular belief, Mary was entirely undeserving of her posthumous notoriety as a great whore.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Historiography not a bio

    • By Mary Elizabeth Reynolds on 06-03-12

    Regular price: $17.95

    • The Lost Tudor Princess

    • The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas
    • By: Alison Weir
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 20 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 152

    From New York Times best-selling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir comes the first biography of Mary Douglas, the beautiful, cunning niece of Henry VIII of England who used her sharp intelligence and covert power to influence the succession after the death of Elizabeth I.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting piece of history; but, Dull & Tedious.

    • By Kelly on 03-08-16

    Regular price: $38.49

    • A Dangerous Inheritance

    • By: Alison Weir
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 25 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 149

    Historian and New York Times best-selling author Alison Weir is acclaimed for her absorbing works about the infamous House of York and House of Tudor lines. In A Dangerous Inheritance, Weir uses her wealth of knowledge to craft a compelling novel about two women, living 70 years apart, who are linked through the mysterious disappearance of King Richard III's nephews, Edward V and Richard of Shrewsbury - also known as the Princes in the Tower.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Weir's Best

    • By Joshua on 01-08-13

    Regular price: $45.49

    • The Six

    • The Lives of the Mitford Sisters
    • By: Laura Thompson
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 102

    The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist Party; the sixth became Duchess of Devonshire. They were the Mitford sisters....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Astonishing Narrator

    • By Claire L. Robinson on 12-20-16
    • The Lives of the Mitford Sisters
    • By: Laura Thompson
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 09-06-16
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 109 ratings

    Regular price: $25.51

    • Present Danger

    • By: Stella Rimington
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 5

    MI5 officer Liz Carlyle is posted to Northern Ireland. From the moment she lands in Belfast, danger follows. She soon discovers that the peace process in the province is precarious. Then a source reports strange goings-on at a house on the Irish Sea owned by the Fraternity, an organisation Liz suspects of being a front for renegade former IRA men. Its head is Seamus Piggott, an Irish-American with a gun-running past.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing read from retired head of MI5

    • By Jane on 07-17-12

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Warlord

    • Hythryn Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Jennifer Fallon
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 26 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Marla Wolfblade is reeling from the loss of her closest confidant, Elizaar the Fool, who taught her the Rules of Gaining and Wielding Power, and helped shape her into a force in Hythria. But Marla's plans for revenge are disrupted when she discovers she has a dangerous adversary... On the border, Fardohnya has massed its troops for an invasion, and Marla's eldest son, Damin Wolfblade, heir to the throne of Hythria, finds his ability to fight back is thwarted by tradition, politics, and the foolishness of the High Prince...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Satisfying resolution (but not the end of the stor

    • By Katherine on 10-28-14

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Kissing the Witch

    • Old Tales in New Skins
    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Thirteen tales are unspun from the deeply familiar and woven anew into a collection of fairy tales that wind back through time. Emma Donoghue reveals heroines young and old in unexpected alliances--sometimes treacherous, sometimes erotic, but always courageous. Told with luminous voices that shimmer with sensuality and truth, these age-old characters shed their antiquated cloaks to travel a seductive new landscape, radiantly transformed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Phenomenal story

    • By Chris on 08-06-15

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Blood Red Horse

    • The de Granville Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: K.M. Grant
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    K.M. Grant pens an exciting tale of historical fiction set in the 12th century. Will is permitted to chose his own warhorse now that he has turned 13. Much to everyone's amusement, he selects a rather small chestnut. But Will sees something magical in this horse. As they accompany King Richard on a crusade to the Holy Land, the noble stallion galvanizes young Will with his displays of strength, courage, and loyalty.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty good, but...

    • By Don on 05-01-14

    Regular price: $26.95

    • Six Tudor Queens: Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen

    • By: Alison Weir
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 27 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    The lives of Henry VIII's queens make for dramatic stories, and Alison Weir writes a series of novels that offer insights into the real lives of the six wives based on extensive research and new theories. In all the romancing, has anyone regarded the evidence that Anne Boleyn did not love Henry VIII? Or that Prince Arthur, Katherine of Aragon's first husband, who is said to have loved her, in fact cared so little for her that he willed his personal effects to his sister?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Live the story

    • By Bjerkana on 10-20-16

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Pollen

    • By: Jeff Noon
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    The sweet death of Coyote, master taxi driver, was only the first. Soon people are sneezing and dying all over Manchester. Telekinetic cop Sybil Jones knows that, like Coyote, they died happy – but even a happy death can be a murder. As exotic blooms begin to flower all over the city, the pollen count is racing towards 2000 and Sybil is running out of time.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not a sci-fi but a fantasy

    • By B. A. Ward on 12-21-15

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Unwanted

    • By: Kristina Ohlsson
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the middle of a rainy Swedish summer, a little girl is abducted from a crowded train. Despite hundreds of potential witnesses, no one noticed when the girl was taken. Her mother, left behind at the previous station, alerted the crew immediately. But as the train pulled into Stockholm Central Station, the girl was nowhere to be seen.

    Regular price: $15.34

    • Wolfblade

    • Hythryn Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Jennifer Fallon
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 25 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Marla Wolfblade of Hythria is determined to restore her family's great name, but conspirators surround her: The Sorcerers' Collective, the Patriots - even members of her own family. She must make sure her son Damin lives to be old enough to restore the Wolfblade name to its former glory. Elezaar the Dwarf is a small man with big secrets - but that doesn't matter to Marla Wolfblade. Her brother is the High Prince of Hythria, and, in this fiercely patriarchal society, her fate will be decided on his whim.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An epic political drama

    • By Katherine on 07-19-14

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Did She Kill Him?

    • A Victorian Tale of Deception, Adultery & Arsenic
    • By: Kate Colquhoun
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    In the summer of 1889, young Southern belle Florence Maybrick stood trial for the alleged arsenic poisoning of her much older husband, Liverpool cotton merchant James Maybrick. The ‘Maybrick Mystery’ had all the makings of a sensation and cracked the varnish of Victorian respectability. Florence’s fate was fiercely debated on the front pages of the newspapers and in parlours and backyards across the country.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating true story

    • By 6catz on 02-17-15

    Regular price: $38.42

    • The Chosen

    • Fredrika Bergman, Book 5
    • By: Kristina Ohlsson
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    On a cold winter's day, a preschool teacher is shot to death in front of parents and children at the Jewish Congregation in Stockholm. Just a few hours later, two Jewish boys go missing on their way to tennis practice. A heavy snowstorm hits Stockholm, and the traces of the perpetrator are few and far between. Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht are faced with one of their toughest challenges ever as they hunt for a killer who seems as merciless as he is effective.

    Regular price: $15.34

    • Take Six Girls: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters

    • By: Laura Thompson
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 15 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    They were known as the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana, Unity, Jessica and Deborah. Born into country-house privilege in the early years of the 20th century, they became prominent as 'bright young things' in the high society of interwar London. Then, as the shadows crept over 1930s Europe, the stark - and very public - differences in their outlooks came to symbolize the political polarities of a dangerous decade.

    Regular price: $22.27

    • Cry, Mother Spain

    • By: Lydie Salvayre, Ben Faccini - translator
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In the summer of 1936, Montse is 15 years old and her country is on the brink of civil war. Her tiny village in the north east of Spain is a world away from the tensions beginning to overspill in other parts of the country, but when her brother José returns from working in a nearby town, brimming with anarchic zeal, Montse is captivated. Swept away by the fervour of the revolution, caught between love, family and honour, her sheltered life will be abruptly changed forever.

    Regular price: $28.57

    • Constantine's Defiant Mistress

    • By: Sharon Kendrick
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Sharon Kendrick crafts sizzling romances that hold readers in a constant state of page-turning bliss. True, Constantine Karantinos has only the faintest memory of a romantic dalliance with a waitress named Laura. But when he learns she’s mothered his heir, he summons her to Greece, where she insists on paying her way as his housekeeper. Finding her stubborn willfulness the ultimate aphrodisiac, Constantine determines to win her over in the bedroom - again and again and again.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Ok...

    • By Candateshia Pafford on 03-14-13

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Jane and Prudence

    • By: Barbara Pym
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    The setting of this very funny novel, one of Barbara Pym's earliest, is an English village where Jane's husband is the newly appointed vicar, and where Prudence will pay Jane a visit and find herself courted by a fatuous young widower.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Understated hilarious comic writing

    • By lynley on 07-30-12

    Regular price: $17.55

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