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Historical Audiobooks

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    The Book Woman's Daughter

    A Novel

    Narrated by Katie Schorr ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 29 min

    Revisit the packhorse librarians of Kentucky with this stunning companion to the New York Times bestseller The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek.In the ruggedness of the beautiful Kentucky mountains, Honey Lovett has always known that the old ways can make a hard life harder. As the daughter of the famed blue-skinned, Troublesome Creek packhorse librarian, Honey and her family have been hiding from ... Read more

    $19.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Many Daughters of Afong Moy

    A Novel

    Unabridged

    13 hours 28 min

    A Read With Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!“One of the most beautiful books of motherhood and what we pass on to those that come after us.” —Jenna Bush HagerThe New York Times bestselling author of the “mesmerizing and evocative” (Sara Gruen, author of Water for Elephants) Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet returns with a powerful exploration of the love that binds one family across the gene ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Olga

    A Novel

    Narrated by Nathalie Buscombe ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 51 min

    “Two world wars and the passage of more than a century do not overshadow [Bernhard Schlink’s] story of lovers who never fully belong to each other, just as they never fully belonged to the world.”—Booklist“A brilliant novel about history and the nature of memory.”—Evening StandardA sweeping novel of love and passion from author of the international bestseller The Reader about a woman out of step ... Read more

    $4.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Girl with a Pearl Earring

    Narrated by Ruth Ann Phimister ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 38 min

    After earning a graduate degree in creative writing from the University of East Anglia, Tracy Chevalier was immediately recognized for her literary talent. In Girl with a Pearl Earring, she recreates the 17th-century world of Johannes Vermeer. This haunting work of historical fiction received rave reviews in publications as diverse as The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, and The Christian ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Between Earth and Sky

    Narrated by Emily Sutton-Smith ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 36 min

    In Amanda Skenandore’s provocative and profoundly moving debut, set in the tragic intersection between white and Native American culture, a young girl learns about friendship, betrayal, and the sacrifices made in the name of belonging.On a quiet Philadelphia morning in 1906, a newspaper headline catapults Alma Mitchell back to her past. A federal agent is dead, and the murder suspect is Alma’s ... Read more

    $22.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Valley of the Shadow

    by Ralph Peters ...
    Narrated by Peter Berkrot ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 13 min

    NewYork Times bestselling author Ralph Peters returns with thethird installment in his award-winning series on the Civil War.Inthe Valley of the Shadow, they wrote their names in blood.From a daring Confederate raid that nearly seizedWashington, DC, to a stunning reversal on the bloody fields of Cedar Creek, thesummer and autumn of 1864 witnessed some of the fiercest fighting of our CivilWar, in ... Read more

    $24.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Girls in the Stilt House

    A Novel

    by Kelly Mustian ...
    Narrated by Johanna Parker ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 56 min

    Murder breaks through the racial divide that separates two teenage girls, forging an unlikely friendship in this Southern debut that’s perfect for fans of Where the Crawdads Sing and If the Creek Don’t Rise.Ada promised herself she would never go back to the Trace, to her unbearable life on the swamp, and to her harsh father in Mississippi. But now, after running away to Baton Rouge and briefly ... Read more

    $19.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Captain of Rome (Masters of the Sea)

    by John Stack ...
    Narrated by Eamonn Riley ...
    Audiobook 2 - Masters of the Sea

    Unabridged

    11 hours 40 min

    The second installment of the thrilling maritime adventure; two mighty empires battle each other for control of the high seas.Atticus is the young captain of the Aquila, the flagship of the attack fleet of the Roman navy. But his commander is a young upstart whose position has been purchased rather than earned. Bound to obey his inexperienced commander's rash orders, Atticus sails straight into a ... Read more

    $27.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Dictionary of Lost Words

    A Novel

    by Pip Williams ...
    Narrated by Pippa Bennett-Warner ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 11 min

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • “Delightful . . . [a] captivating and slyly subversive fictional paean to the real women whose work on the Oxford English Dictionary went largely unheralded.”—The New York Times Book Review“A marvelous fiction about the power of language to elevate or repress.”—Geraldine Brooks, New York Times bestselling author of People of the Book**Esme is ... Read more

    $20.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Perks of Loving a Wallflower

    by Erica Ridley ...
    Narrated by Moira Quirk ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 28 min

    Fans of Bridgerton will love this “delightful” Regency romp (Julia Quinn, New York Times bestselling author) in which a proper Society miss recruits a very improper lady investigator in a quest for vengeance, only to find love instead.As a master of disguise, Thomasina Wynchester can be a polite young lady—or a bawdy old man. She’ll do whatever it takes to solve the cases her family takes on. But ... Read more

    $25.98 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

    A Novel

    Narrated by Katie Schorr ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 26 min

    The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything―everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt’s Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome’s got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter.Cussy’s not only a book woman, however; she’s also the last of her kind, her skin a shade of blue unlike most anyone else. Not everyone is keen on Cussy’s family or ... Read more

    $19.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Lost Apothecary

    A Novel

    Unabridged

    10 hours 18 min

    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNamed Most Anticipated of 2021 by Newsweek, Good Housekeeping, Hello! magazine, Oprah.com, Bustle, Popsugar, Betches, Sweet July, and GoodReads!**March 2021 Indie Next Pick and #1 LibraryReads Pick“A bold, edgy, accomplished debut!” —Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network<... ... Read more

    $27.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    All the Light We Cannot See

    A Novel

    by Anthony Doerr ...
    Narrated by Zach Appelman ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 2 min

    Winner of the 2015 Audie Award for Fiction*Winner of the Pulitzer Prize* A New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book* A National Book Award Finalist*From Anthony Doerr, the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning author of Cloud Cuckoo Land, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both ... Read more

    $23.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Chasing Cassandra

    The Ravenels

    by Lisa Kleypas ...
    Narrated by Mary Jane Wells ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 58 min

    Everything has a price . . .Railway magnate Tom Severin is wealthy and powerful enough to satisfy any desire as soon as it arises. Anything—or anyone—is his for the asking. It should be simple to find the perfect wife—and from his first glimpse of Lady Cassandra Ravenel, he’s determined to have her. But the beautiful and quick-witted Cassandra is equally determined to marry for love—the one thing ... Read more

    $26.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Empty Throne

    A Novel

    Narrated by Matt Bates ...
    Audiobook 8 - Saxon Tales

    Unabridged

    11 hours 12 min

    The eighth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit BBC America television series.My name is Uhtred. I am the son of Uhtred, who was the son of Uhtred . . .’Britain, early tenth century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the ... Read more

    $27.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Somewhere I'll Find You

    by Lisa Kleypas ...
    Narrated by Rosalyn Landor ...
    Audiobook 1 - Capitol Theatre

    Unabridged

    11 hours 5 min

    “Kleypas is a romance gem, a queen among a vast royal court of historical romance authors.” —Entertainment WeeklyA classic Lisa Kleypas love story in which a marriage in name only becomes something more…The toast of the town...All London is at Julia Wentworth’s feet—and anything she desires is hers for the asking. But the glamorous leading lady guards a shocking secret: a mystery husband whom she ... Read more

    $26.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Nightwood

    Narrated by Gemma Dawson ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 14 min

    Nightwood, Djuna Barnes's strange and sinuous tour de force novel unfolds in the decadent shadows of Europe's great cities, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna-a world in which the boundaries of class, religion, and sexuality are bold but surprisingly porous. The outsized characters who inhabit this world are some of the most memorable in all of fiction-there is Guido Volkbein, the Wandering Jew and son of ... Read more

    $16.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Lady for a Duke

    by Alexis Hall ...
    Narrated by Kay Eluvian ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 26 min

    A lush, sweeping queer historical romance from the bestselling author of Boyfriend Material—perfect for fans of Netflix’s Bridgerton, Evie Dunmore, and Lisa Kleypas!When Viola Carroll was presumed dead at Waterloo she took the opportunity to live, at last, as herself. But freedom does not come without a price, and Viola paid for hers with the loss of her wealth, her title, and her closest ... Read more

    $25.98 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Till We Have Faces

    A Myth Retold

    by C. S. Lewis ...
    Narrated by Wanda McCaddon ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 7 min

    C. S. Lewis reworks the timeless myth of Cupid and Psyche into an enduring piece of contemporary fiction in this novel about the struggle between sacred and profane love. Set in the pre-Christian world of Glome on the outskirts of Greek civilization, it is a tale of two princesses: the beautiful Psyche, who is loved by the god of love himself, and Orual, Psyche’s unattractive and embittered older ... Read more

    $16.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Dark Assassin

    by Anne Perry ...
    Narrated by David Colacci ...
    Audiobook 15 - Inspector Monk

    Unabridged

    13 hours 3 min

    On a patrol boat near Waterloo Bridge, police superintendent William Monk notices a young couple engaged in an intense discussion. Seconds later, the two plunge to their deaths in the icy waters of the Thames. Was it an accident, a suicide, or a murder? Ever the investigator, Monk learns that the woman, Mary Havilland, had planned to marry the fair-haired man who shared her fate. He also discovers ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Golem and the Jinni

    A Novel

    by Helene Wecker ...
    Narrated by George Guidall ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 42 min

    “An intoxicating fusion of fantasy and historical fiction. . . . Wecker’s storytelling skills dazzle." —Entertainment WeeklyA marvelous and absorbing debut novel about a chance meeting between two supernatural creatures in turn-of-the-century immigrant New York.Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay by a disgraced rabbi knowledgeable in the ways of dark Kabbalistic magic. She serves as the wife ... Read more

    $36.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    From This Day Forward

    Narrated by Stina Nielsen ...
    Audiobook 4 - Song of Blessing

    Unabridged

    12 hours 12 min

    The final novel in the bestselling Blessing, North Dakota, saga! When the women of Blessing decide to give Toby Valders a push to propose to Deborah MacCallister, their matchmaking scheme yields unexpected results. Facing a crossroads in her life, Deborah finds she is no longer certain which path she should choose. Revisit Old Friends in Blessing in This Heartwarming Series Conclusion Deborah ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Engineer's Wife

    Narrated by Libby McKnight ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 1 min

    She built a monument for all time. Then she was lost in its shadow. Emily Warren Roebling refuses to live conventionally—she knows who she is and what she wants, and she’s determined to make change. But then her husband, Wash, asks the unthinkable: give up her dreams to make his possible. Emily’s fight for women’s suffrage is put on hold and her life transformed when Wash, the chief engineer of ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Falco: The Complete BBC Radio collection

    Five full-cast dramatisations

    Unabridged

    12 hours 5 min

    Full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of the first five Falco novels by Lindsey Davis, starring Anton Lesser as Marcus Didius Falco.The Silver Pigs:One fine day, A.D. 70, Sosia Camillina quite literally runs into Marcus Didius Falco on the steps of the Forum. It seems Sosia is on the run from a couple of street toughs, and after a quick and dirty rescue, P.I. Falco wants to know why. Hoping for ... Read more

    $15.78 USD or free with audiobook trial