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Beneath a Scarlet Sky

Beneath a Scarlet Sky

by Mark Sullivan

An Amazon Charts Most Read and Most Sold book.Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours.Pino L...

Narrator: Will Damron
Published: 05/01/2017
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The Agony and the Ecstasy

The Agony and the Ecstasy

by Irving Stone

Irving Stone was born in San Francisco on July 14, 1903. He wrote several books in a genre that he coined the "biographical novel," which recounted the lives of well-known historical figures. In these novels, Stone interspersed biography with fictiona...

Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 03/06/2012
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Writing Wrongly The saga of an incomplete wanker

Writing Wrongly: The saga of an i...

by Thomas Corfield

When the worst writer in history self-publishes his books, the world of literature is decimated overnight. Illiteracy becomes something to aspire to and book burnings become rife. The publishing industry is left hemorrhaging credibility and verges on ...

Narrator: Thomas Corfield
Published: 09/02/2016
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A Good Hard Look

A Good Hard Look

by Ann Napolitano

In Flannery O'Connor's hometown of Milledgeville, Georgia, reckless relationships lead to a tragedy that forever alters the town and the author herself.Crippled by lupus at twenty-five, celebrated author Flannery O'Connor was forced to leave New York ...

Narrator: Debra Monk
Published: 07/07/2011
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Daughters of the River Huong

Daughters of the River Huong

by Uyen Nicole Duong

Uyen Nicole Duong’s Daughters of the River Huong takes listeners on a century-long journey into the extraordinary history of Vietnam, all seen through the eyes of Simone, a precocious and passionate teenager who reveals the lives of her Vietname...

Narrator: Leslie Bellair
Published: 11/13/2012
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Mademoiselle Chanel

Mademoiselle Chanel

by C. W. Gortner

For readers of The Paris Wife and Z comes this vivid novel full of drama, passion, tragedy, and beauty that stunningly imagines the life of iconic fashion designer Coco Chanel—the ambitious, gifted laundrywoman’s daughter who revolutionize...

Narrator: Rebecca Gibel
Published: 03/17/2015
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Marlene

Marlene

by C. W. Gortner

A lush, dramatic biographical novel of one of the most glamorous and alluring legends of Hollywood’s golden age, Marlene Dietrich—from the gender-bending cabarets of Weimar Berlin to the lush film studios of Hollywood, a sweeping story of ...

Narrator: Bernadette Dunne
Published: 05/24/2016
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The Ballad of Tom Dooley

The Ballad of Tom Dooley

by Sharyn McCrumb

The Kingston Trio’s folk song “Tom Dooley” tells the story of the murder of Laura Foster, a simple country girl involved with returning Confederate soldier Tom Dula. But Tom was also engaged in a passionate affair with his childhood ...

Ballad Series #9
Narrator: Eric G. Dove
Published: 08/30/2011
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The Pink Suit

The Pink Suit

by Nicole Mary Kelby

"Inspired by the true story behind Jackie Kennedy's iconic outfit, Kelby has stitched a compelling tale of politics, fashion and history."--People On November 22, 1963, Jacqueline Kennedy accompanied her husband to Dallas dressed in a pink Chanel-styl...

Narrator: Gabrielle de Cuir
Published: 04/29/2014
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The Goddess of Small Victories

The Goddess of Small Victories

by Yannick Grannec

Princeton University, 1980. A young and unambitious librarian named Anna Roth is assigned the task of retrieving the records of Kurt Gdelthe most fascinating and hermetic mathematician of the twentieth century. Her mission consists of befriending and ...

Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller; ...
Published: 10/14/2014
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Mimi and Her Mirror

Mimi and Her Mirror

by Uyen Nicole Duong

What happens when an innocent schoolgirl is desperate to escape her country during the fall of Saigon? What could cause her to have second thoughts and want to stay behind? How does she finally resolve herself to leaving? What are the chances of this ...

Narrator: Leslie Bellair
Published: 11/27/2012
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Fugue State

Fugue State

by Steffan Piper

Sebastien Ranes has drifted aimlessly since graduating from high school six months ago. Down on his luck, the nineteen-year-old is recovering from pneumonia, working a dead-end job, and living in a shabby makeshift bedroom in the basement of his mothe...

Narrator: Nick Podehl
Published: 12/18/2012
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Lust for Life

Lust for Life

by Irving Stone

Irving Stone was born in San Francisco on July 14, 1903. He wrote several books in a genre that he coined the "biographical novel," which recounted the lives of well-known historical figures. In these novels, Stone interspersed biography with fictiona...

Narrator: Steve West
Published: 03/06/2012
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Newton and Polly

Newton and Polly

by Jody Hedlund

Amazing grace! How sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me. I once was lost, but now am found Now remembered as the author of the worlds most famous hymn, in the mid-eighteenth century as England and France stand on the brink of war, John Newt...

Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld
Published: 09/20/2016
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Have You Seen Marie

Have You Seen Marie?

by Sandra Cisneros

The internationally acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street gives us a deeply moving tale of loss, grief, and healing. The word 'orphan' might not seem to apply to a fifty-three-year-old woman. Yet this is exactly how Sandra feels as she finds h...

Narrator: Sandra Cisneros
Published: 10/02/2012
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Gone with the Mind

Gone with the Mind

by Mark Leyner

The blazingly inventive fictional autobiography of Mark Leyner, one of America's "rare, true original voices" (Gary Shteyngart)Dizzyingly brilliant, raucously funny, and painfully honest, GONE WITH THE MIND is the story of Mark Leyner's life, told as ...

Narrator: Mark Leyner
Published: 03/08/2016
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The Whale

The Whale

by Mark Beauregard

A rich and captivating novel set amid the witty, high-spirited literary society of 1850s New England, offering a new window on Herman Melvilles emotionally charged relationship with Nathaniel Hawthorne and how it transformed his masterpiece, Moby-Dick...

Narrator: Lloyd James
Published: 06/14/2016
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My Bad Tequila

My Bad Tequila

by Rico Austin

Mystery, Mayhem, Madness, Margaritas and Mexico! Spring Break 1986, changed everything forever in the lives of 19 students, three chaperones and one bus driver. "It's all good until it turns bad." Was it the Tequila? Based on one man's epic journey a...

Narrator: Daniel Lawson
Published: 03/20/2015
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