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  • Grapes Of Wrath

    Grapes Of Wrath

    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction,Classic Fiction
    Author: John Steinbeck
    Duration: 21:05:00

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized-and sometimes outraged-millions of readers At once naturalistic epic, captivity narrative, road novel, and transcendental gospel, Steinbeck's, The Grapes of Wrath is perhaps the most American of American classics. A ... [ more ]

  • Nix


    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Historical Fiction,Novels,Modern Fiction
    Author: Nathan Hill
    Duration: 21:44:33

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe Nix is a mother-son psychodrama with ghosts and politics, but it's also a tragicomedy about anger and sanctimony in America. . . . Nathan Hill is a maestro. John Irving From the suburban Midwest to New York City to the 1968 riots that rocked Chicago and beyond, The ... [ more ]

  • Proposal


    Genre: Romance,Fiction,Historical Fiction,Novels,General,Chick Lit
    Author: Mary Balogh
    Duration: 12:35:00

    Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh delights fans with historical romantic tales that touch the heart. After her husband dies in a freak accident, Lady Gwendoline Muir never dreams she'll love again. So when soldier-turned-nobleman Lord Hugo Trentham stirs feelings in h ... [ more ]

  • Army at Dawn

    Army at Dawn

    Genre: History,Fiction,Historical Fiction,Military
    Author: Rick Atkinson
    Duration: 07:05:00

    In the first volume of a remarkable trilogy, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson provides the definitive history of the war in North Africa. The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is an epic story of courage and calamity, of miscalculation and enduring triumph. An Army ... [ more ]

  • Moloka'i


    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction,General
    Author: Alan Brennert
    Duration: 17:35:00

    The powerful debut novel from Alan Brennert, Moloka'i tells the story of Rachel Kalama, a seven-year-old Hawaiian girl who contracts leprosy and is quarantined on the island of Moloka'i during the 1890s. Separated from her family and forced to grow up in the leper colony of Kalaupapa, Rachel experie ... [ more ]

  • Award


    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction
    Author: Danielle Steel
    Duration: 09:29:00

    GaĆ«lle de Barbet is sixteen years old in 1940 when the German army occupies France and frightening changes begin to occur. She is shocked and powerless when French gendarmes take away her closest friend, Rebekah Feldmann, and her family for deportation to an unknown, ominous fate. The local Ge ... [ more ]

  • Underground Railroad: A Novel

    Underground Railroad: A Novel

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Historical Fiction,Novels
    Author: Colson Whitehead
    Duration: 10:44:00

    The National Book Award Winner and #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the ... [ more ]

  • Winter Witch

    Winter Witch

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Fantasy,Fiction,Historical Fiction
    Author: Paula Brackston
    Duration: 14:54:00

    Paula Brackston transports listeners to the windswept mountains of Wales in this enthralling tale of love and magic. In her small early nineteenth century Welsh town, there is no one quite like Morgana. She is small and quick and pretty enough to attract a suitor, but there are things t ... [ more ]

  • Paris Architect

    Paris Architect

    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction
    Author: Charles Belfoure
    Duration: 11:12:00

    Like most gentiles in Nazi-occupied Paris, architect Lucien Bernard has little empathy for the Jews. So when a wealthy industrialist offers him a large sum of money to devise secret hiding places for Jews, Lucien struggles with the choice of risking his life for a cause he doesn't really believe in. ... [ more ]

  • Taker


    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Fiction,Historical Fiction
    Author: Alma Katsu
    Duration: 14:51:00

    True love can last an eternity . . . but immortality comes at a price. . . . On the midnight shift at a hospital in rural Maine, Dr. Luke Findley is expecting another quiet evening of frostbite and the occasional domestic dispute. But the minute Lanore McIlvrae'Lanny'walks into his ER ... [ more ]

  • Lincoln Myth: A Novel

    Lincoln Myth: A Novel

    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction
    Author: Steve Berry
    Duration: 14:56:00

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A Cotton Malone adventure involving a flaw in the United States Constitution, a mystery about Abraham Lincoln, and a political issue that's as explosive as it is timely-not only in Malone's world, but in ours September 1861: All is not as it seems. With these cryptic wor ... [ more ]

  • Lady Elizabeth

    Lady Elizabeth

    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction
    Author: Alison Weir
    Duration: 20:21:00

    Following the tremendous success of her first novel, Innocent Traitor, acclaimed historian and New York Times bestselling author Alison Weir turns her masterly storytelling skills to the early life of young Elizabeth Tudor, who would grow up to become England's most intriguing and powerful que ... [ more ]

  • Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague

    Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague

    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction
    Author: Geraldine Brooks
    Duration: 10:09:00

    An unforgettable tale of a brave young woman during the plague in 17th century England from the author The Secret Chord and of March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. When an infected bolt of cloth carries plague from London to an isolated village, a housemaid named Anna Frith emerges as an unlikel ... [ more ]

  • First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

    First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction
    Author: Claire North
    Duration: 12:12:00

    SOME STORIES CANNOT BE TOLD IN JUST ONE LIFETIME. Harry August is on his deathbed. Again. No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever cha ... [ more ]

  • Story of Beautiful Girl

    Story of Beautiful Girl

    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction,General
    Author: Rachel Simon
    Duration: 11:53:00

    THE STORY OF BEAUTIFUL GIRL gets right under the skin and into the heart with the story of Lynnie, a young white woman with a developmental disability that hinders her ability to speak, and Homan, an African American deaf man with only his home sign language to guide him. Both were institutionalize ... [ more ]

  • Brief History of Seven Killings

    Brief History of Seven Killings

    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction
    Author: Marlon James
    Duration: 26:04:00

    On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, gunmen stormed his house, machine guns blazing. The attack nearly killed the Reggae superstar, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Marley would go o ... [ more ]

  • Changeling


    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction,Juvenile Fiction
    Author: Philippa Gregory
    Duration: 06:47:00

    Italy, 1453. Seventeen-year-old Luca Vero is brilliant, gorgeous-and accused of heresy. Cast out of his religious order for using the new science to question old superstitious beliefs, Luca is recruited into a secret sect: The Order of the Dragon, commissioned by Pope Nicholas V to investigate evil ... [ more ]

  • Heretic


    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction
    Author: Bernard Cornwell
    Duration: 06:20:43

    Thomas of Hookton is a seasoned veteran of King Edward's army and a natural leader in what will be remembered as the Hundred Years' War. Accompanied by a small but able band of soldiers, Thomas is sent to Gascony to capture the castle of Astarac. But he has ulterior motives for accepting the charge: ... [ more ]

  • Sharpe's Escape: Portugal, 1810

    Sharpe's Escape: Portugal, 1810

    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction
    Author: Bernard Cornwell
    Duration: 14:58:00

    It is 1810, and in Napoleon's determination to conquer Portugal -- and push the British back to the sea -- he sends his largest army yet across the Spanish frontier. But between the Portuguese border and Napoleon's seemingly certain victory are two obstacles -- a wasted land, stripped of food by Wel ... [ more ]

  • Impossible Lives of Greta Wells

    Impossible Lives of Greta Wells

    Genre: Fiction,Historical Fiction
    Author: Andrew Sean Greer
    Duration: 07:57:00

    1985. After the death of her beloved twin brother, Felix, and the breakup with her longtime lover, Nathan, Greta Wells embarks on a radical psychiatric treatment to alleviate her suffocating depression. But the treatment has unexpected effects, and Greta finds herself transported to the lives she mi ... [ more ]