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  • Katherine

  • The classic historical romance
  • By: Anya Seton
  • Narrated by: Diana Bishop
  • Length: 24 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 252
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184

Katherine comes to the court of Edward III at the age of 15. The naïve convent-educated orphan of a penniless knight is dazzled by the jousts and the entertainments of court. Nevertheless, Katherine is beautiful, and she turns the head of the King's favourite son John of Gaunt. But he is married, and she is soon to be betrothed. A few years later their paths cross again and this time their passion for each other cannot be denied or suppressed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Please give us more Anya Seton!

  • By C on 07-09-12

Very entertaining

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-07-18

Full of history, I did not want it to end. Delightful, I shall listen to it again as one of my favourites.

  • The Falls of Erith

  • By: Kathryn Le Veque
  • Narrated by: Brian J. Gill
  • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

1305 A.D. - Being descended from great, though disgraced family, can be a greater curse than most. As a direct descendent of Simon de Montfort, Lady Gray de Montfort Serroux has lived her life with the axe of shame hanging over her head. Because of this, her marriage matches were limited and she wed a dishonorable man who widowed her when he was murdered in a gambling game. Left with a young daughter to support, Gray and her daughter and her mother have been living in poverty.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Action Packed

  • By June L. on 14-03-18

Action Packed

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-03-18

This is the second time I have read this book and it got better with the reading. So much exciting action and tender love. A great story.

  • The Iron Knight

  • The De Russe Legacy, Book 3
  • By: Kathryn Le Veque
  • Narrated by: Brad Wills
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

Battle-hardened warrior and favored of the king, Sir Lucien de Russe is called the Iron Knight because of his indestructibility in battle. An older knight, Lucien is entering his fortieth year and has seen a good deal in his lifetime. But having sustained fairly serious wounds in the most recent rebellions against Henry IV, Lucien retires his sword and spurs, choosing to live out the rest of his life in peace. Physically, he is damaged goods and must heal. Mentally, however, he is already dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful,

  • By June L. on 19-02-18

Wonderful,

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-02-18

I could not put it down but carried my iPad around with me. It will go into my “best” audiobooks category.

  • Black Sword

  • By: Kathryn Le Veque
  • Narrated by: Sean Patrick Hopkins
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

1323 A.D. - Devlin de Bermingham, an Irish knight to the core, is the bastard son of the Earl of Louth and the descendant of Irish kings. He is also a strong proponent that the Irish should rule Irish lands. Rebelling against his English overlord, the Earl of Kildare, he captures one of Kildare's castles south of Wicklow. Known as Black Sword, a rebel who is both admired and feared, Devlin has set the events in motion for an enormous Irish revolt.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting

  • By June L. on 01-02-18

Riveting

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-02-18

I enjoy stories which have been researched from events in history, this was the best.

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  • Nothing but Time

  • By: Angeline Fortin
  • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

When she agreed to go on a date with quantum physicist Dr. David Fergusson, Kate Kallastad never expected that he would insist on demonstrating his breakthrough in the creation of a trans-space teleportation device. Nor did she expect to get caught up in a science experiment that would send both Kate and her date back in time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very entertaining

  • By June L. on 18-01-18

Very entertaining

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-01-18

I could not put it down and carried my iPad everywhere listening to the story. Is there a sequel?

  • Island of Glass

  • Dragonblade Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Kathryn Le Veque
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

1333 A.D. - The lovely and educated Lady Aubrielle Grace di Witney is what is kindly termed an unmanageable woman. Her uncle, the Earl of Wrexham, has been awarded custody of his niece because her mother can no longer handle the head-strong beauty. Like a coward, the earl abdicates his duties to his most powerful knight, Sir Kenneth St. Hever with the instructions to transform her into a submissive lady. Aubrielle and Kenneth are at odds from the onset; Kenneth expects obedience and Aubrielle is less than compliant.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful

  • By June L. on 04-11-17

Delightful

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-11-17

I have read this book a few times and listened to the audio version, every time I get to the end it makes tears come.

  • To the Lady Born

  • By: Kathryn Le Veque
  • Narrated by: Sean Patrick Hopkins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

Sir Weston de Royans, a powerful, pious knight from a good Yorkshire family, his first introduction to Lady Amalie is a shocking one. But he eventually comes to know a beautiful, intelligent and humorous young woman who is in great torment and harbors a terrible secret. However, Weston harbors secrets of his own, deep family secrets that he has tried to run from for all of these years. As Weston and Amalie fall deeply in love, the two of them must reconcile themselves to these secrets and find understanding and forgiveness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Compelling listening

  • By June L. on 04-04-17

Compelling listening

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-04-17

A well written story full of action, I could not put it down. It is now a favourite.

  • Valiant Chaos

  • By: Kathryn Le Veque
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

Brogan is a very large man with power and skill, but uneducated due to his family's immigrant social standing. He meets our heroine by chance, a member of the mighty de Nevilles, the most powerful ruling family in England. The Lady Avalyn du Brant's uncle is the all-powerful Richard Neville, "The Kingmaker". Although Brogan knows she is out of his league, he is nonetheless taken by her. Avalyn, too, is intrigued by the big soldier with the heavy accent and menacing presence.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Addictive story to read

  • By June L. on 12-12-16

Addictive story to read

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-12-16

I loved both the different endings but Willian was the better man more suited to her high status. It was an absorbing book and I loved it, full of action, romance and human courage. The performance was perfect.9

  • The Questing

  • By: Kathryn Le Veque
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

1298 A.D. - Lady Diamantha de Bocage Edlington lost her husband at the Battle of Falkirk. Grieving, she is unprepared for the visit of Sir Cortez de Bretagne, King Edward's garrison commander at Sherborne Castle. Dark and fiery from his Spanish heritage, Cortez is a knight with sultry good looks and a quick temperament. He has also come on a mission.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A delightful story.

  • By June L. on 12-11-16

A delightful story.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-11-16

My knitting grew as I listened to this lovely captivating story which had a tender end. I also had to mop my eyes.

  • Swords and Shields

  • Reign of the House of de Winter
  • By: Kathryn Le Veque
  • Narrated by: Brad Wills
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

AD 1301. Following the great quest north with Cortez de Bretagne ( The Questing), de Bretagne's knight, Sir Drake de Winter, returns home to the great de Winter empire in Norfolk, but it is not the safe and wonderful haven he remembers. Family unrest causes him to flee to London and into the service of the elderly King Edward I, a personal friend of Drake's father. In Edward's service, Drake finds himself in Scotland as a major player in the Siege of Caerlaverock Castle.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting Book

  • By June L. on 07-11-16

Interesting Book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-11-16

Kathryn includes so much detail in her books you feel you could be there. It is heart warming with lots of action.