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The Angel’s Game ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Dan Stevens

13 discs

In 1920s Barcelona, love-obsessed writer David Martin makes his living by anonymously penning crime novels from a secluded and abandoned mansion. However, after receiving a tantalizing offer from a mysterious publisher, he realizes that his book possesses the disturbing ability to consume him and all of humanity.

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Angelology ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Susan Denaker
17 discs

When twenty-three-year-old Sister Evangeline accidentally stumbles upon some mysterious letters exchanged between the late mother superior of her convent and the famous philanthropist Abigail Rockefeller, she is thrust into an ancient conflict between the Society of Angelologists and the monstrously beautiful descendants of angels and humans, the Nephilim.

Note: It started out well with good character development, a  good plot, and a firm storyline – but somehow, somewhere it turned into a melodrama.  What could have been 4 out of 5 hearts sadly became 3.  Too bad.  Susan Denaker is an excellent narrator though.  I’m impressed with her abilities and hope to find her work again soon.

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The Historian ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Joanne Whalley, Martin Jarvis, Dennis Boutsikaris, Jim Ward, Rosalyn Landor and Robin Atkin Downes

10 discs

the_historian__19_smallA young woman discovers an ancient book and a cache of old letters in her father’s library, and thus begins her adventurous quest for the truth about Vlad the Impaler, a search that will span continents and generations, and a confrontation with the darkest powers of evil.

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The Book Thief ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Allan Corduner

bookthiefTrying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel–a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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