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    • Alone on the Ice

    • The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
    • By: David Roberts
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 288
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 254
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 257

    On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp - the dogs were gone. Mawson plunged through a snow bridge, dangling over an abyss by the sledge harness. A line of poetry gave him the will to haul himself back to the surface. On February 8, when he staggered back to base, his features unrecognizable, the first teammate to reach him blurted out, "Which one are you?"

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Historic Death-defying Antarctic Expedition

    • By Jacqueline on 01-30-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Capture of the Earl of Glencrae

    • A Cynster Novel
    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 15 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 417
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 372
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370

    Headstrong Angelica Cynster is certain she'll recognize her fated husband at first sight. And when her eyes meet those of a mysterious nobleman, she knows beyond a doubt that he's the one. But her heart is soon pounding for an entirely different reason - when her hero abducts her! The eighth Earl of Glencrae has no choice but to kidnap Angelica, the one Cynster sister with whom he hadn't wanted to tangle. But to save his castle and his clan, he must persuade her to assist him - and he's prepared to offer marriage to seal the deal!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely love Stephanie Laurens & Cynster books

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-05-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Lady by His Side

    • The Devil’s Brood Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 190
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 189

    Sebastian Cynster knows time is running out. If he doesn't choose a wife soon, his female relatives will line up to assist him. Yet the current debutantes do not appeal. Where is he to find the right lady to be his marchioness? Then Drake Varisey, eldest son of the Duke of Wolverstone, asks for Sebastian's aid.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • S-T-R-U-G-G-L-E-D

    • By Mischasmom on 03-21-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • An Irresistible Alliance

    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    With his older brother's betrothal announced, Lord Michael Cynster is freed of all familial expectations. But the allure of his previous hedonistic pursuits has paled. Then he learns of the mission his brother and his fiancée have been assisting with and volunteers to help by hunting down a hoard of gunpowder now stashed somewhere in London.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Pare it down

    • By C. Whitehurst on 04-19-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Great Escape

    • Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality
    • By: Angus Deaton
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great Escape, Angus Deaton - one of the foremost experts on economic development and on poverty - tells the remarkable story of how, beginning 250 years ago, some parts of the world experienced sustained progress, opening up gaps and setting the stage for today's disproportionately unequal world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-16-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • A Very English Scandal

    • Sex, Lies, and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment
    • By: John Preston
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    As a member of Parliament and leader of the Liberal Party in the 1960s and 70s, Jeremy Thorpe's bad behavior went under the radar for years. Police and politicians alike colluded to protect one of their own. In 1970, Thorpe was the most popular and charismatic politician in the country, poised to hold the balance of power in a coalition government. But Jeremy Thorpe was a man with a secret.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Who knew?

    • By Dorothy on 10-24-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • My Brief History

    • By: Stephen Hawking
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    Stephen Hawking has dazzled listeners worldwide with a string of best sellers exploring the mysteries of the universe. Now, for the first time, perhaps the most brilliant cosmologist of our age turns his gaze inward for a revealing look at his own life and intellectual evolution. My Brief History recounts Stephen Hawking’s improbable journey, from his postwar London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity. This concise, witty, and candid account introduces listeners to a Hawking rarely glimpsed in previous books.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, quick reading

    • By Mario on 01-04-14

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Greatest Challenge of Them All

    • The Devil’s Brood Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    Lord Drake Varisey, Marquess of Winchelsea, eldest son and heir of the Duke of Wolverstone, must foil a plot that threatens to shake the foundations of the realm, but the very last lady - nay, noblewoman - he needs assisting him is Lady Louisa Cynster, known throughout the ton as Lady Wild.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Please stop this man from evering ruining another

    • By MickeyMarie on 02-14-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Truth About Love

    • The Cynster Novels, Book 12
    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    Bold, passionate, and possessive, the Cynster men let nothing stand in their way when it comes to claiming the women of their hearts. Gerrard Debbington, Vane Cynster's brother-in-law, is one of London's most eligible gentlemen. Uninterested in marriage, his driving passion is to paint the fabled gardens of Lord Tregonning's Hellebore Hall, an opportunity that is now at hand - if Gerrard agrees to create an honest portrait of Tregonning's daughter as well.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I totally miss Simon Prebble

    • By Loniandaj on 04-19-17

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Taming of Ryder Cavanaugh

    • A Cynster Novel, Book 20
    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189

    The Honorable Miss Mary Cynster always gets what she wants. As the last unwed Cynster of her generation, she is determined to remain in charge of her life and of the man she will marry. At the very bottom of her list of potential husbands is Ryder Cavanaugh, the daring and devastating Marquess of Raventhorne, an overwhelming and utterly unmanageable lion of the ton. But destiny has a different plan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • About time

    • By Therese on 11-15-13

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Late Scholar

    • The Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet, Book 4
    • By: Jill Paton Walsh
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 241
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    When a dispute among the fellows of St. Severin's College, Oxford University, reaches a stalemate, Lord Peter Wimsey discovers that as the Duke of Denver he is "the Visitor" - charged with the task of resolving the issue. It is time for Lord Peter and his detective novelist wife Harriet to revisit their beloved Oxford, where their long and literate courtship finally culminated in their engagement and marriage.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This reader is very difficult to listen to.

    • By Joan on 08-11-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • In Pursuit of Eliza Cynster

    • A Cynster Novel
    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 236

    The pleasure of your company is requested at the wedding of Miss Eliza Cynster ... but not until she’s rescued from a daring abduction by the mostunexpected of heroes! Brazenly kidnapped from her sister Heather’s engagement ball, Eliza Cynster is spirited north to Edinburgh. Desperate and determined to escape, she seizes upon the first possible champion who happens along - gentleman scholar Jeremy Carling. Villains and rescues are a far cry from Jeremy’s expertise, yet he cannot abandon a damsel in distress. But danger lurks and hurdles abound in their race....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Twists and turns like a rivers flow

    • By jo on 10-05-11

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Too Bad to Die

    • A Novel
    • By: Francine Mathews
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32

    November, 1943. Weary of his deskbound status in the Royal Navy, intelligence officer Ian Fleming spends his spare time spinning stories in his head that are much more exciting than his own life - until the critical Tehran Conference, when Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and Josef Stalin meet to finalize the D-Day invasion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the Best I've listened to in a long while..

    • By Howie on 03-19-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • And Then She Fell

    • Cynster Sisters, Book 5
    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176

    The only thing more troublesome than a Cynster man...is a Cynster lady who believes love is not her destiny. Famously known in London society as "The Matchbreaker", Henrietta Cynster's uncanny skill lies in preventing ill-fated nuptials - not in falling victim to Cupid's spell. But then she disrupts one match too many and feels honor-bound to assist dashing James Glossup in finding a suitable bride for a marriage of convenience.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Laurens

    • By April on 03-28-13

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Viscount Breckenridge to the Rescue

    • A Cynster Novel
    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 420
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 360
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 363

    You are cordially invited to the wedding of Miss Heather Cynster... but not before she encounters kidnappers, danger, and a daring rescue at the hands of Viscount Breckenridge. Determined to hunt down her very own hero, one who will sweep her off her feet and into wedded bliss, and despairing of finding him in London’s staid ballrooms, Heather Cynster steps out of her safe world and boldly attends a racy soiree. But her promising hunt is ruined by the supremely interfering Viscount Breckenridge, who whisks her out of scandal....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Simon Prebble - come back!!

    • By L. Reiner on 10-03-11

    Regular price: $31.93

    • A Match for Marcus Cynster

    • The Cynster Novels, Book 23
    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 176

    Restless and impatient, Marcus Cynster waits for fate to come calling. He knows his destiny lies in the lands surrounding his family home, but what will his future be and with whom will he share it? Of one fact he feels certain: his fated bride will not be Niniver Carrick. His elusive neighbor attracts him mightily, yet he feels compelled to protect her - even from himself. Fate, he's sure, would never be so kind as to decree that Niniver should be his. The best he can do for them both is to avoid her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Yes, another Cynsters Series 5 + star rating.

    • By 1955 on 05-26-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • By Winter's Light

    • Cynster, Book 21
    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 121

    It's December 1837, and the young adults of the Cynster clan have succeeded in having the family Christmas celebration held at snowbound Casphairn Manor, Richard and Catriona Cynster's home. Led by Sebastian, Marquess of Earith, and by Lucilla, future Lady of the Vale, and her twin brother, Marcus, the upcoming generation has its own plans for the holiday season.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Slow start but good setup for next book.

    • By Nena A-W on 08-29-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Good Liar

    • A Novel
    • By: Nicholas Searle
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Veteran con artist Roy spots an obvious easy mark when he meets Betty, a wealthy widow, online. In no time at all, he's moved into Betty's lovely cottage and is preparing to accompany her on a romantic trip to Europe. Betty's grandson disapproves of their blossoming relationship, but Roy is sure this scheme will be a success. He knows what he's doing. As this remarkable feat of storytelling weaves together Roy's and Betty's futures, it also unwinds their pasts.

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Dracula vs. Hitler

    • By: Patrick Sheane Duncan
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 19 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    Ravaged by the Nazi Secret Service during World War II, Romanian resistance forces turn to one of their leaders, Professor Van Helsing, for any way out. To fight these monstrous forces, Van Helsing raises a legendary monster from centuries of slumber - Prince Dracula himself. Once he was the ruler of Transylvania. Prince Dracula, is, above all else, a patriot. He proves more than willing to once again drive out his country's invaders.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Refreshingly New Tale of Dracula

    • By Michael on 01-05-17

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Tempting of Thomas Carrick

    • The Cynster Novels, Book 21
    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167

    Thomas Carrick is a gentleman driven to control all aspects of his life. As the wealthy owner of Carrick Enterprises, located in bustling Glasgow, he is one of that city's most eligible bachelors and fully intends to select an appropriate wife from the many young ladies paraded before him. He wants to take that necessary next step along his self-determined path, yet no young lady captures his eye, much less his attention - not in the way Lucilla Cynster does, even though she lives miles away.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable Overall

    • By R G on 03-03-15

    Regular price: $24.47

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