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Splintered

Splintered

by A. G. Howard

This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of Underland, as well as a girls pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowersprecisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years b...

Narrator: Rebecca Gibel
Published: 02/08/2014
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Splintered Bones

Splintered Bones

by Carolyn Haines

She may be a Mississippi belle, but Sarah Booth Delaney is no pampered daddy's girl. Unwed and over thirty, Sarah has her own set of problems--like coping with regular hauntings by her great-great-grandmother's nanny, a busybody of a ghost who's set o...

Sarah Booth Delaney Mysteries #3
Narrator: Kate Forbes
Published: 01/17/2014
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Darkness Splintered

Darkness Splintered

by Keri Arthur

New York Times bestselling author Keri Arthur continues her Dark Angels series as half-werewolf, half-aedh Risa Jones races to save the world from descending into ultimate chaos.... Risa has angered several powerful people, and she' s starting to feel...

The Dark Angels Series #6
Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld
Published: 11/05/2013
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Splinter

Splinter

by Sarah Fine

Mattie Carver has relinquished the world of magic, with all its dark temptations. In six weeks, she’ll marry Ben Ward and claim the safe, small-town life she craves. But Mattie’s talents as a reliquary—someone able to smuggle magic w...

Reliquary Series #2
Narrator: Carly Robins
Published: 08/02/2016
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World War II The Pacific

World War II: The Pacific

by The History Channel

Relive history as the men who experienced some of the most intense battles of World War II share their stories. The WWII Battle Classics, produced as major TV specials by Lou Reda Productions for the past twenty years, have been brilliantly adapted f...

Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Published: 12/01/2001
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World War II Europe

World War II: Europe

by The History Channel

Relive history as the men who experienced the most intense battles of World WarII share their stories. The WWII Battle Classsic -- produced as major TV specials by Lou Reda Productions -- have been brilliantly adapted for this thirilling audio presen...

Narrator: Fritz Weaver
Published: 06/01/2002
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The Secret History of the World

The Secret History of the World

by Mark Booth

What if history—or what we have come to know as history—has all along been written by the wrong people? What if everything we've been told is the wrong part of the story? In this groundbreaking new work, Mark Booth embarks on an enthrallin...

Narrator: John Lee
Published: 02/15/2008
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A Short History of Women

A Short History of Women

by Kate Walbert

The novel opens in England in 1915, at the deathbed of Dorothy Townsend, a suffragist and one of the first women to integrate Cambridge University. Her decision to starve herself for the cause informs and echoes in the later, overlapping narratives of...

Narrator: Nicola Barber
Published: 04/13/2010
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A Little History of the World

A Little History of the World

by E. H. Gombrich

This world history is not dominated by dates and facts but by the sweep of experience across the centuries. In forty concise chapters, Gombrich tells the story of humanity from the Stone Age to the atomic bomb. In between emerges a colorful picture of...

Narrator: Geoffrey Howard
Published: 01/01/2006
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A History of Warfare

A History of Warfare

by John Keegan

With the premise that all civilizations owe their origins to war making, Keegan probes the meanings, motivations, and methods underlying war in different societies over the course of some two thousand years, from the ritualistic combat of Stone Age pe...

Narrator: Frederick Davidson...
Published: 06/22/2005
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Basque History of the World

Basque History of the World

by Mark Kurlansky

Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky has drawn enthusiastic praise for his books, which are sharply-focused studies as well as glorious celebrations of their subjects. In The Basque History of the World, he turns his eye toward Europe's oldest survivin...

Narrator: George Guidall
Published: 01/18/2001
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

The Secret History of Wonder Woma...

by Jill Lepore

Alison Bechdel, author of Fun Home“The Secret History of Wonder Woman is as racy, as improbable, as awesomely righteous, and as filled with curious devices as an episode of the comic book itself. In the nexus of feminism...

Narrator: Jill Lepore
Published: 10/28/2014
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The Secret History of World War II

The Secret History of World War I...

by Neil Kagan; Stephen G. ...

From spy missions to code breaking, this account of the covert operations of World War II takes listeners behind the battle lines and deep into the undercover war effort that changed the course of history. From the authors who created Eyewitness to W...

Narrator: Andrew Reilly
Published: 10/25/2016
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A Short History of Africa

A Short History of Africa

by Roland Oliver and J.D. ...

Dramatic alterations in political power have corrected the once prevalent vision of a Europeancentered world. While the centers of European culture flourished, decayed and sprouted in turn, empires in Africa rose, ruled, resisted, and succumbed. Much ...

Narrator: Geoffrey Howard
Published: 04/28/2009
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The History of the Medieval World

The History of the Medieval World...

by Susan Wise Bauer

Bestselling author Susan Wise Bauer presents a masterful narrative of the Middle Ages, when religion became a weapon for kings all over the world.

Narrator: John Lee
Published: 03/03/2010
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A History of the World in 6 Glasses

A History of the World in 6 Glass...

by Tom Standage

Author Tom Standage details the history of the world, from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century, through the lens of six defining beverages: beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and cola.

Narrator: Sean Runnette
Published: 03/25/2011
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The History of Love

The History of Love

by Nicole Krauss

Inspired by her four grandparents (from four different countries), Krauss tells the story of a man who, 60 years ago in the Polish village where he was born, fell in love and wrote a book. And though he doesn't know it, that book survived, inspiring f...

Narrator: George Guidall
Published: 04/27/2005
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A Short History of Myth

A Short History of Myth

by Karen Armstrong

What are myths? How have they evolved? And why do we still so desperately need them?The history of myth is the history of humanity; our stories and beliefs, our curiosity and attempts to understand the world, link us to our ancestors and each other. M...

The Myths Series #1
Narrator: Sandra Burr
Published: 10/21/2005
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Vistas of History

Vistas of History

by Samuel Eliot Morison

In 1963, Samuel Eliot Morison, long one of our most distinguished historians, was awarded the first Balzan Prize in History, a prize that rivals the Nobel Prize in splendor and munificence. To receive the award, Admiral Morison had to go to Rome, wher...

Narrator: Frederick Davidson...
Published: 09/29/2009
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Heroes of History

Heroes of History

by Will Durant

At Will Durants death in 1981, his personal papers were dispersed among relatives, collectors, and archive houses. Twenty years later, scholar John Little discovered the previously unknown manuscript of Heroes of History in Durants granddaughters gara...

Narrator: Grover Gardner
Published: 07/12/2011
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The Mental Floss History of the World

The Mental Floss History of the W...

by Steve Wiegand

With mental_floss's trademark smart-aleck approach, combined with hilarious (but true) trivia, world history has never been such a joyride.

Narrator: Johnny Heller
Published: 11/11/2008
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The Outline of History

The Outline of History

by H. G. Wells

Having coined the phrase "the war that will end war," H. G. Wells was disillusioned by the World War I peace settlement. Convinced that humanity needed to awaken to the instability of the world order and remember lessons from the past, the author of s...

Narrator: Bernard Mayes
Published: 01/28/2010
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A History of Air Warfare

A History of Air Warfare

by Edited by John Andreas ...

This onevolume anthology provides a comprehensive analysis of the role that air power has played in military conflicts over the past century. Comprising sixteen essays penned by a global cadre of leading military experts, A History of Air Warfare chro...

Narrator: Steve Van Doren
Published: 11/17/2010
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A History of Europe

A History of Europe

by J. M. Roberts

How is it that the small continent of Europe, with its rich multiplicity of cultures and traditions, has managed to exert so profound an influence on the rest of the world? Robertss sweeping and entertaining history notes the paradoxical effect, for g...

Narrator: Frederick Davidson...
Published: 04/07/2009
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The History of Now

The History of Now

by Daniel Klein

Small, almost imperceptible changes are rippling through the New England village of Grandville, altering it in ways its inhabitants cannot yet imagine. Laced through a narrative of one recent year in Grandville's history are stories that reach back to...

Narrator: Carrington MacDuff...
Published: 04/20/2009
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A History of the Future

A History of the Future

by James Howard Kunstler

A History of the Future is the third thrilling novel in Kunstlers World Made by Hand series, an exploration of family and morality as played out in the small town of Union Grove. Following the catastrophes of the twenty-first centurythe pandemics, th...

The World Made by Hand Novels #3
Narrator: Jim Meskimen
Published: 08/05/2014
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History of the Rain

History of the Rain

by Niall Williams

We are our stories. We tell them to stay alive or keep alive those who only live now in the telling. That’s how it seems to me, being alive for a little while, the teller and the told. So says Ruthie Swain. The bedridden daughter of a dead poet...

Narrator: Jennifer McGrath
Published: 08/15/2014
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The History of Us

The History of Us

by Leah Stewart

Eloise Hempel is on her way to teach a class at Harvard when she receives devastating news. Her sister and her husband have been killed in a tragic accident, and Eloise must return home to Cincinnati to take her sister's three children, Theodora, Josh...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 01/08/2013
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A History of the Jews

A History of the Jews

by Paul Johnson

This historical magnum opus covers 4,000 years of the extraordinary history of the Jews as a people, a culture, and a nation. It shows the impact of Jewish character on the world: their genius, imagination and, most of all, their ability to persevere ...

Narrator: Wanda McCaddon
Published: 01/15/2008
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The Lessons of History

The Lessons of History

by Will Durant; Ariel Dura...

The authors devoted five decades to the study of world history and philosophy, culminating in the masterful eleven-volume Story of Civilization. In this compact summation of their work, Will and Ariel Durant share the vital and profound lessons of our...

Narrator: Grover Gardner
Published: 02/01/2010
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The Secret History of MI6

The Secret History of MI6

by Keith Jeffery

Keith Jeffery’s fascinating and revealing account draws on a wealth of archival materials never before seen by any outsider to unveil the inner workings of the world’s first spy agency. Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service—or...

Narrator: John Curless
Published: 03/16/2011
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The Brief History of the Dead

The Brief History of the Dead

by Kevin Brockmeier

From Kevin Brockmeier, one of this generation's most inventive young writers, comes a striking new novel about death, life, and the mysterious place in between. The City is inhabited by those who have departed Earth but are still remembered by the liv...

Narrator: Richard Poe
Published: 02/16/2006
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The Secret History of the War on Cancer

The Secret History of the War on ...

by Devra Davis, Ph.D. M.P....

From a National Book Award finalist and author of When Smoke Ran Like Water comes a searing, haunting and deeply personal account of the socalled war on cancer.The war on cancer set out to find, treat, and cure a disease. Left untouched were many of t...

Narrator: Pam Ward
Published: 11/17/2009
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The Secret History of Star Wars

The Secret History of Star Wars

by Michael Kaminski

Star Wars is one of the most important cultural phenomena of the Western world. The tale of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and the fall and redemption of Anakin Skywalker has become modern myth, an epic tragedy of the corruption of a young man in love into...

Narrator: Josh Robert Thomps...
Published: 07/16/2015
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The Secret History

The Secret History

by Donna Tartt

The snow in the mountains was melting and Bunny had been dead for several weeks before we came to understand the gravity of our situation.In this brilliant debut novel, Donna Tartt gives us a richly textured and hypnotic story of golden youth corrupte...

Narrator: Donna Tartt
Published: 09/01/2004
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The History of the Peloponnesian War

The History of the Peloponnesian ...

by Thucydides

The Peloponnesian War, 431 to 404 b.c., pitted the allpowerful Spartan infantry against the supremely powerful Athenian navy. Thucydides actually participated in this war and realized it would have an unparalleled influence on the history of Greece. ...

Narrator: Pat Bottino
Published: 01/01/2006
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The Secret History of the Pink Carnation

The Secret History of the Pink Ca...

by Lauren Willig

PrologueThe Tube had broken down. Again.I clutched the overhead rail by dint of standing on the tippiest bit of my tippy toes. My nose banged into the arm of the man next to me. A Frenchman, judging from the black turtleneck and the fact that his armp...

Narrator: Kate Reading
Published: 10/10/2004
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A History of the Middle East

A History of the Middle East

by Peter Mansfield

For more than four thousand years, the Middle East has provided a setting for titanic struggles between great civilizations and religions. In the twentieth century it became the focus of rivalry between the European powers as the last major Islamic em...

Narrator: Richard Brown
Published: 04/06/2009
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The Secret History of Las Vegas

The Secret History of Las Vegas

by Chris Abani

Before he can retire, Las Vegas detective Salazar is determined to solve a recent spate of murders. When he encounters a pair of conjoined twins with a container of blood near their car, he' s sure he has apprehended the killers, and enlists the help ...

Narrator: Sunil Malhotra
Published: 01/21/2014
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A Peoples History of the United States

A People's History of the United ...

by Howard Zinn

For much of his life, historian Howard Zinn has been chronicling American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official version taught in schools -- with its emphasis on great men in high places -- to focus on the street, the home, and the wor...

Narrator: Matt Damon
Published: 02/24/2004
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The Hidden History of America at War

The Hidden History of America at ...

by Kenneth C. Davis

Kenneth C. Davis is the author of the Don't Know Much About® series with more than four million copies in print worldwide. Davis is a frequent media guest on national television and radio; he has written for the Op-Ed page of the New York Times, ...

Narrator: Kenneth C. Davis
Published: 05/05/2015
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The History of Tom Jones a Foundling

The History of Tom Jones, a Found...

by Henry Fielding

A foundling of mysterious parentage, Tom Jones is brought up by the benevolent and wealthy Squire Allworthy as his own son. Tom falls in love with the beautiful and unattainable Sophia Western, a neighbors daughter, whose marriage has already been arr...

Narrator: Kenneth Danziger
Published: 03/12/2010
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A Briefer History of Time

A Briefer History of Time

by Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking is Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge; his other books for the general reader include the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universes and The Universe in a Nutshell. Physicist Leonard Mlodinow, his col...

Narrator: Erik Davies
Published: 09/27/2005
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History of Loneliness A

History of Loneliness, A

by John Boyne

The riveting narrative of an honorable Irish priest who finds the church collapsing around him at a pivotal moment in its history.Propelled into the priesthood by a family tragedy, Odran Yates is full of hope and ambition. When he arrives at Clonliffe...

Narrator: Gerard Doyle
Published: 02/03/2015
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A History of the Arab Peoples

A History of the Arab Peoples

by Albert Hourani

Despite the turmoil of Arab nationalism and fundamentalism, Middle Eastern wars, and oil crises, the history of the Arab world has been little known and poorly understood in the West. One reason may be that, for more than half a century, there has bee...

Narrator: Wanda McCaddon
Published: 06/30/2010
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History of the Donner Party

History of the Donner Party

by C. F. McGlashan

C. F. McGlashan was the newspaper editor and publisher of the local daily in Truckee, California, the closest town to the Donner Pass. Over the course of an eighteen-month period, McGlashan interviewed the survivors of the Donner Party, gathered artif...

Narrator: Bobbie Frohman
Published: 02/20/2014
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The Guardians of History

The Guardians of History

by Elisabetta Cametti

As the general manager of 9Sense Publishing, one of the most powerful publishers in the world, Katherine Sinclaire is used to high-stakes intrigue.But she faces a new kind of trouble when she receives an urgent call from 9Sense CEO Bruce Aron. Arrivin...

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Narrator: Anna Parker-Naples...
Published: 11/17/2015
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A Brief History of Vice

A Brief History of Vice

by Robert Evans

"Mixing science, humor, and grossly irresponsible self-experimentation, Evans paints a vivid picture of how bad habits built the world we know and love."—David Wong, author of John Dies at the EndHistory has never been more fun—or more int...

Narrator: Tristan Morris
Published: 08/09/2016
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True History of the Kelly Gang

True History of the Kelly Gang

by Peter Carey

Crusading folk hero or murderous horse thief and bank robber? Who was the real Ned Kelly? His name resonates in Australia the same way the name Jesse James does in America. As the impoverished son of an Irish convict, Kelly was cheated, lied to, and a...

Narrator: Gianfranco Negropo...
Published: 11/16/2001
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History Is Wrong

History Is Wrong

by Erich von Daniken

Bestselling author Erich von Daniken once again shows his flair for revealing truths that his contemporaries have missed.

Narrator: John Allen Nelson
Published: 03/31/2011
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