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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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Serafina and the Splintered Heart

Serafina and the Splintered Heart...

by Robert Beatty

Robert Beatty lives in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, with his wife and three daughters. He writes full-time now, but in his past lives he was one of the pioneers of cloud computing, the founder/CEO of Plex Systems, the co-founder of...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 07/04/2017
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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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The History of Science

The History of Science

by Peter Whitfield

This is the foundation of all: that we are not to imagine or suppose, but to discover what nature does, or may be made to do. Thus did Francis Bacon, early in the 17th century, outline the future of science and technology. This drive for knowledge and...

Narrator: Peter Whitfield
Published: 03/29/2010
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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

Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University and a staff writer at The New Yorker. Her Book of Ages was a finalist for the National Book Award. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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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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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Written Out of History

Written Out of History

by Mike Lee

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Some of America’s most important founders have been erased from our history books. In the fight to restore the true meaning of the Constitution, their stories must be told.     In the earliest ...

Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 05/30/2017
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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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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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A History of the World in 10frac12 Chapters

A History of the World in 10&frac...

by Julian Barnes

A History of the World in 10½ Chapters tells a series of apparently unconnected stories ranging from a woodworm’s-eye-view of the journey on Noah’s Ark to an astronaut’s quest for its final resting place. There is pastiche and...

Narrator: Alex Jennings
Published: 10/01/2007
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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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The History of Opera

The History of Opera

by Richard Fawkes

Since its origins in the sixteenth century, opera has been an extravagant, costly affair, arousing great passions. It has also produced some of the most sublime works of art, from Monteverdi to Wagner. Following the widely acclaimed History of Classic...

Narrator: Robert Powell
Published: 08/01/2005
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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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The History of Western Art

The History of Western Art

by Peter Whitfield

What is art? Why do we value images of saints, kings, goddesses, battles, landscapes or cities from eras of history utterly remote from ourselves? This history of art shows how painters, sculptors and architects have expressed the belief systems of th...

Narrator: Sebastian Comberti...
Published: 10/31/2011
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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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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 History of Theatre

The History of Theatre

by David Timson

This bold undertaking covers Western theatre from ancient Greece to the present day. It traces the development of dramatic art through the miracle plays, the great Shakespearean period, Moliere and Racine in France, Goethe in Germany, through the nine...

Narrator: Derek Jacobi, and ...
Published: 08/01/2005
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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 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 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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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

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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The Secret History of Twin Peaks

The Secret History of Twin Peaks

by Mark Frost

From the co-creator of the landmark series, the story millions of fans have been waiting to get their hands on for 25 long years. A vastly layered, wide-ranging history that deepens the mysteries of the iconic town in ways that will thrill disciples ...

Narrator: Kyle MacLachlan
Published: 10/18/2016
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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

Multi-million-copy bestselling historian Kenneth C. Davis sets his sights on war stories in The Hidden History of America at War. In prose that will remind you of "the best teacher you ever had" (People Magazine), Davis brings to life six emblematic b...

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

The ‘Voice of the Year’ competition introduced and sponsored by Naxos AudioBooks and The Times books pages, edited by Erica Wagner, took place in Spring 2004. Readers without any formal drama training or professional acting experience were...

Narrator: Maurice West
Published: 10/01/2004
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The History of the Peloponnesian War

The History of the Peloponnesian ...

by Thucydides

Thucydides’s History of the Peloponnesian War is one of the most famous, influential, and moving works of genuine history in our traditions. His brilliant account of the civil war among the Greeks redefined how we should analyze the past, drivin...

Narrator: Neville Jason
Published: 07/30/2012
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