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The Lost Vintage

The Lost Vintage

by Ann Mah

“If you enjoyed my Sarah’s Key and Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale, then this wonderful book by Ann Mah is for you.” -- Tatiana de RosnaySweetbitter meets The Nightingale in this page-turning novel about a woman who retu...

Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld
Published: 06/19/2018
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The Paris Seamstress

The Paris Seamstress

by Natasha Lester

For readers of Lilac Girls and The Nightingale comes an internationally bestselling World War II novel that spans generations, crosses oceans, and proves just how much two young women are willing to sacrifice for love and family.1940: As the Germans ...

Narrator: Penelope Rawlins
Published: 09/18/2018
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The Brass Compass

The Brass Compass

by Ellen Butler

A beautiful American spy flees into the night. On her own, she must live by her wits to evade capture and make it to the safety of the Allied forces. Lily Saint James grew up traveling the European continent, learning languages as she went. In 1938, h...

Narrator: Justine Eyre
Published: 06/30/2018
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At the Wolfs Table

At the Wolf's Table

by Rosella Postorino

At the Wolf's Table is a moving audiobook based on the untold true story of the women conscripted to be Hitlera€™s food tasters, from internationally bestselling author Rosella Postorino."They called it the Wolfsschanze, the Wolfa€&tra...

Narrator: Leah Janeczko
Published: 01/29/2019
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The Light Over London

The Light Over London

by Julia Kelly

Reminiscent of Martha Hall Kelly's Lilac Girls and Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale, this sweeping, entrancing story is a must-read for fans of remarkable women rising to challenges they could never have predicted. It’s always been easier for Ca...

Narrator: Lucy Brownhill
Published: 01/08/2019
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The Wartime Sisters

The Wartime Sisters

by Lynda Cohen Loigman

This program includes a bonus conversation with the author, Alyson Richman and Lauren Willig. The next powerful audiobook from the author of The Two-Family House about two sisters working in a WWII armory, each with a deep secret. Two estranged sist...

Narrator: Emily Lawrence
Published: 01/22/2019
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Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

by Newt Gingrich

"A Thrilling Tale of the Attack That Marked America's Darkest Day" ---W.E.B. GriffinPresident Franklin D. Roosevelt's speech on December 8, 1941, lasted a mere six and half minutes. But his words and tonea€”in a monologue that would later b...

Narrator: William Dufris
Published: 05/15/2007
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Days of Infamy

Days of Infamy

by Newt Gingrich

Gingrich and Forstchen's now critically acclaimed approach, which they term "active history," examines how a change in but one decision might have profoundly altered American history. In Pearl Harbor they explored how history might have been changed i...

Narrator: William Dufris
Published: 04/29/2008
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Letters to the Lost

Letters to the Lost

by Iona Grey

An accomplished novel from a talented writer, Letters to the Lost is a stunning, emotional love story. Iona Grey's prose is warm, evocative, and immediately engaging; her characters become so real you can't bear to let them go.I promised to love you f...

Narrator: Avita Jay
Published: 05/06/2015
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The Good at Heart

The Good at Heart

by Ursula Werner

Based on the author’s discoveries about her great-grandfather, this stunning debut novel takes place over three days when World War II comes to the doorstep of an ordinary German family living in an idyllic, rural village near the Swiss border.W...

Narrator: Gibson Frazier
Published: 02/21/2017
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The World of Tomorrow

The World of Tomorrow

by Brendan Mathews

One whirlwind week of love, blackmail, and betrayal following three brothers through teeming prewar New York in this "entertaining . . . outsized . . . big, expressive debut" (Wall Street Journal)"A masterfully crafted novel . . . Comic, violent, and...

Narrator: Graham Halstead
Published: 09/05/2017
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Kingdom of Twilight

Kingdom of Twilight

by Steven Uhly

"POWERFUL AND ORIGINAL." --THE TIMES"REWARDING AND WHOLLY ENGAGING." --HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY"ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND POWERFUL NOVELS OF RECENT GERMAN LITERATURE." --DEUTSCHLANDRADIO KULTURHypnotically lyrical and intensely moving, Steven Uhl...

Narrator: Peter Noble
Published: 08/07/2018
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The Madonna of the Mountains

The Madonna of the Mountains

by Elise Valmorbida

“A riveting adventure for the soul . . . just the kind of evocative historical fiction I love.”—Sara Gruen, author of At the Water’s Edge and Water for ElephantsAn epic, inspiring novel about one woman&rsquo...

Narrator: Cecilia Gragnani
Published: 06/12/2018
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Deviation

Deviation

by Luce D'Eramo

Finally available in English translation, Deviation is at once a personal testament, a work of the imagination, an investigation into the limits of memory, a warning to future generations, and a visceral scream at the horrors of the world.

Narrator: Justine Eyre
Published: 09/18/2018
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Wickwythe Hall

Wickwythe Hall

by Judithe Little

May 1940. Hitler invades France, a move that threatens all of Europe, and three lives intersect at Wickwythe Hall, an opulent estate in the English countryside--a beautiful French refugee, a take-charge American heiress, and a charming champagne vende...

Narrator: Sarah Nichols
Published: 08/28/2018
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The Wish Child

The Wish Child

by Catherine Chidgey

This internationally bestselling historical novel follows two children and a mysterious narrator as they navigate the falsehoods and wreckage of World War II Germany.

Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 10/02/2018
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An Ocean Between Us

An Ocean Between Us

by Rachel Quinn

Can their love survive the darkest of days?1943: Europe is at war—but neutral Ireland is isolated from the storm. In a sleepy coastal village south of Dublin, eighteen-year-old Aileen Sweeney meets soldier Niall O’Rourke at a dance, and th...

Narrator: Alana Kerr Collins...
Published: 10/23/2018
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The Girl They Left Behind

The Girl They Left Behind

by Roxanne Veletzos

A sweeping family saga and love story that offers a vivid and unique portrayal of life in war-torn 1941 Bucharest and life behind the Iron Curtain during the Soviet Union occupation—perfect for fans of Lilac Girls and Sarah’s Key.On a free...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 10/09/2018
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War Flower

War Flower

by Mary-Anne O'Connor

Set against the colourful backdrop of a swinging sixties Sydney and the brutality of the Vietnam War, War Flower follows the journey of six young people through their lives in a turbulent era, and asks — can love still prevail when horror becom...

Narrator: Miranda Nation
Published: 05/16/2018
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