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Beneath a Scarlet Sky

Beneath a Scarlet Sky

by Mark Sullivan

Soon to be a major television event from Pascal Pictures, starring Tom Holland.Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, the USA Today and #1 Amazon Charts bestseller Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incre...

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

The Agony and the Ecstasy

by Irving Stone

This is Irving Stone's powerful and passionate biographical novel of Michelangelo. His time: the turbulent Renaissance, the years of poisoning princes, warring popes, the all-powerful Medici family, the fanatic monk Savonarola. His loves: the frail an...

Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 03/06/2012
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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: Shannon McManus
Published: 08/30/2011
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Loving Frank

Loving Frank

by Nancy Horan

I have been standing on the side of life, watching it float by. I want to swim in the river. I want to feel the current.So writes Mamah Borthwick Cheney in her diary as she struggles to justify her clandestine love affair with Frank Lloyd Wright. Four...

Narrator: Joyce Bean
Published: 08/07/2007
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Daughters of the River Huong

Daughters of the River Huong

by Uyen Nicole Duong

Daughters of the River Huong by Vietnam-born, Houston-based writer Uyen Nicole Duong is a richly woven tapestry of family, country, conflict, and redemption. A saga spanning four generations of Vietnamese women, we discover lives inextricably tied...

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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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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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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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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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: Author
Published: 03/08/2016
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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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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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Lillian and Dash

Lillian and Dash

by Sam Toperoff

This exciting novel about Dashiell Hammett, author ofThe Maltese FalconandThe Thin Man, and Lillian Hellman, author ofThe Childrens Hour, reintroduces their larger-than-life personalities and the vicissitudes of their affair that spanned three decades...

Narrator: Mark Bramhall, Lor...
Published: 07/16/2013
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Claude  Camille

Claude & Camille

by Stephanie Cowell

A vividly-rendered portrait of both the rise of Impressionism and of the artist at the center of the movement, Claude and Camille is above all a love story of the highest romantic order.In the mid-nineteenth century, a young man named Claude Monet dec...

Narrator: Christopher Cazeno...
Published: 04/06/2010
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Lust for Life

Lust for Life

by Irving Stone

LUST FOR LIFE is a fictionalized biography of the Dutch painter, Vincent Van Gogh and is based primarily on Van Gogh's three volumes of letters to his brother, Theo. Van Gogh was a violent, clumsy and passionate man who was driven to the extremity of ...

Narrator: Steve West
Published: 03/06/2012
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Mimi and Her Mirror

Mimi and Her Mirror

by Uyen Nicole Duong

Award-Winner in the Fiction: Multicultural category of the 2012 International Book Awards Vietnamese American attorney Mimi Sean Young turns forty and has it all: a partnership in a leading Houston law firm, a sexy younger boyfriend, Brad, also a succ...

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

Fugue State

by Steffan Piper

Nineteen-year-old Sebastien Ranes spends his days knocking around Eagle River, Alaska, and his nights working as a janitor. His girlfriend’s father hates him, and his own parents’ opinion of him isn’t much better. Broke and down on h...

Narrator: Nick Podehl
Published: 12/18/2012
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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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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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The Other Alcott

The Other Alcott

by Elise Hooper

Elise Hooper’s debut novel conjures the fascinating, untold story of May Alcott—Louisa’s youngest sister and an artist in her own right.We all know the story of the March sisters, heroines of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. B...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 09/05/2017
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Sex and Rage

Sex and Rage

by Eve Babitz

"Her words are worth a thousand moving pictures!" --Joseph Heller The popular rediscovery of Eve Babitz continues with this very special reissue of her novel, originally published in 1979, about a dreamy young girl moving between the planets of Los An...

Narrator: Mia Barron
Published: 07/11/2017
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LA Woman

L.A. Woman

by Eve Babitz

Eve Babitz is a writer like no other-she "is to prose what Chet Baker is to jazz" (Vanity Fair)-and she has influenced a generation of writers and readers with her sophisticated, witty, and delightful work. L.A. Woman is quintessential Babitz, the sto...

Narrator: Mia Barron
Published: 05/06/2016
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Tower Blues

Tower Blues

by Inga Wiehl

In this work of biographical fiction, Leonora Christine Ulfeldt, daughter of King Christian IV and half-sister of the reigning king, Frederik III, is arrested and brought to the Tower on unspecified charges. Leonora eventually learns that she is suspe...

Narrator: Heather Wilds
Published: 11/01/2017
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A Prodigal Return

A Prodigal Return

by Jean Reinhardt

Jean Reinhardt presents the fifth novel in her Irish Family Saga series.

Irish Family Saga #5
Narrator: Michael Healy
Published: 10/24/2017
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A Legacy of Secrets

A Legacy of Secrets

by Jean Reinhardt

In Book 4 of Jean Reinhardt's Irish Family Saga series, Catherine fears that her husband, Patrick, is keeping secrets from her, possibly even more hurtful than the one she has concealed in her heart.

Irish Family Saga #4
Narrator: Michael Healy
Published: 09/26/2017
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A Turning of the Tide

A Turning of the Tide

by Jean Reinhardt

As an old enemy deals a deadly blow to one of his friends, James McGrother finds himself picking up the pieces of another person's life. Meanwhile, two members of his young family must deal with distressing events that will change their lives forever....

Irish Family Saga #3
Narrator: Michael Healy
Published: 08/29/2017
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A Year of Broken Promises

A Year of Broken Promises

by Jean Reinhardt

A Year of Broken Promises continues the story of James and Mary McGrother, a young Irish fisherman and his wife, who were the main characters in A Pocket Full of Shells.

Irish Family Saga #2
Narrator: Michael Healy
Published: 07/25/2017
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A Pocket Full of Shells

A Pocket Full of Shells

by Jean Reinhardt

In 1846 a baby girl is born to a young Irish fisherman and his wife. It is the second year of the Great Hunger and the young couple choose to remain in Ireland, while family and friends are leaving. Is their love for each other and their homeland enou...

Irish Family Saga #1
Narrator: Michael Healy
Published: 06/14/2017
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Crossing the Horizon

Crossing the Horizon

by Laurie Notaro

Soar back to the fearless 1920s with #1 New York Times bestselling writer Laurie Notaro—beloved author of The Idiot Girls' Action Adventure Club—in a stunning historical novel that tells the true, little-known story of three aviatrixes in ...

Narrator: Hillary Huber
Published: 11/29/2016
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Anne and Charles

Anne and Charles

by Rozsa Gaston

Rozsa Gaston presents the first book in the Anne of Brittany series. Contains mature themes.

Anne of Brittany #1
Narrator: Anna Parker-Naples...
Published: 03/13/2018
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Black Swans

Black Swans

by Eve Babitz

A collection of original short stories offers an intimate and dark portrait of life in the United States as they journey through California seeking answers to our changing world, dealing with such topics as jealousy, AIDS, sex, and Jim Morrison.A new ...

Narrator: Mia Barron
Published: 12/31/1969
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