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    • The Nightingale

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Polly Stone
    • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 364
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336

    Bravery, courage, fear, and love in a time of war. Despite their differences sisters Viann and Isabelle have always been close. Younger, bolder Isabelle lives in Paris while Viann is content with life in the French countryside with her husband, Antoine, and their daughter. But when the Second World War strikes, Antoine is sent off to fight, and Viann finds herself isolated, so Isabelle is sent by their father to help her. As the war progresses, the sisters' relationship and strength are tested.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Ness on 10-09-2015

    Non-member price: $40.58

    • The Great Alone

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205

    Alaska, 1974. Untamed. Unpredictable. A story of a family in crisis struggling to survive at the edge of the world, it is also a story of young and enduring love. Cora Allbright and her husband, Ernt, a recently returned Vietnam veteran scarred by the war, uproot their 13-year-old daughter, Leni, to start a new life in Alaska. Utterly unprepared for the weather and the isolation, but welcomed by the close-knit community, they fight to build a home in this harsh, beautiful wilderness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful novel

    • By Prue on 16-02-2018

    Non-member price: $34.34

    • Firefly Lane

    • A Novel
    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 17 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Firefly Lane is the poignant, powerful story of two women and the friendship that becomes the mainstay of their lives. For 30 years, Tully and Kate buoy each other through life, weathering the storms of friendship: jealousy, anger, hurt, resentment. They think they've survived it all, until a single act of betrayal tears them apart...and puts their courage and friendship to the ultimate test.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Genuinely 70's

    • By Linda Finch on 20-09-2018

    Non-member price: $41.78

    • Winter Garden

    • A Novel
    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    Meredith and Nina Whitson are as different as sisters can be. One stayed at home to raise her children and manage the family apple orchard: the other followed a dream and traveled the world to become a famous photojournalist. But when their beloved father fails ill, Meredith and Nina find themselves together again, standing alongside their cold, disapproving mother, Anya, who even now, offers no comfort to her daughters

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The glittering white nights

    • By Lyn Bender on 19-07-2018

    Non-member price: $36.05

    • True Colors

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    The Grey sisters had only each other when their mother died years ago. Their father provided for them physically on Water's Edge, the ranch that had been in their family for three generations, each of them however, longed for their father's love.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Carol E Koerner on 20-06-2018

    Non-member price: $36.05

    • Night Road

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    For 18 years, Jude Farraday has put her children’s needs above her own, and it shows - her twins, Mia and Zach, are bright and happy teenagers. When Lexi Baill moves into their small, close-knit community, no one is more welcoming than Jude. Lexi, a former foster child with a dark past, quickly becomes Mia’s best friend. Then Zach falls in love with Lexi and the three become inseparable. Jude does everything to keep her kids on track for college and out of harm’s way. It has always been easy - until senior year of high school. Suddenly she is at a loss.

    Non-member price: $41.78

    • Between Sisters

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Claire Cavenaugh has fallen in love for the first time in her life. As her wedding day approaches, she prepares to face her harsh, judgmental older sister. It is the first time they have been together in more than two decades. Over the course of a hot Pacific Northwest summer, these two women who believe they have nothing in common will try to become what they never were: a family.

    Non-member price: $30.42

    • Distant Shores

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Quigley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Elizabeth and Jackson Shore married young, raised two daughters, and weathered the storms of youth as they built a future together. But after the children leave home, they quietly drift apart. When Jack accepts a wonderful new job offer, Elizabeth puts her needs aside to follow him across the country. Until the sudden death of her father changes everything.

    Non-member price: $30.42

    • Die Nachtigall

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Luise Helm
    • Length: 16 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Zwei Schwestern im von den Deutschen besetzten Frankreich: Während Vianne ums Überleben ihrer Familie kämpft, schließt sich die jüngere Isabelle der Résistance an und sucht die Freiheit auf dem Pfad der Nachtigall, einem geheimen Fluchtweg über die Pyrenäen. Doch wie weit darf man gehen, um zu überleben? Und wie kann man die schützen, die man liebt? In diesem epischen, kraftvollen und zutiefst berührenden Roman erzählt Kristin Hannah die Geschichte zweier Frauen, die ihr Schicksal auf ganz eigene Weise meistern.

    Non-member price: $15.52

    • Summer Island

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Thirty-four-year-old Ruby Bridge is a not-too-successful comedienne who uses her mother, a nationally-syndicated "moral and spiritual counselor" as the main fodder for her cynical, rather bitter humor. Her mother Nora, long divorced from Ruby's father, is a woman whose past is just about to catch up with her - in the form of blackmail by a former lover.

    Non-member price: $28.66

    • Das Mädchen mit dem Schmetterling

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Cornelia Dörr
    • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Die Kinderpsychologin Julia Cates steht vor den Trümmern ihrer Karriere. Von Schuldgefühlen gepeinigt, kehrt sie zu ihrer Schwester in ihren Heimatort am Mystic Lake zurück. Dann taucht ein schwer traumatisiertes Kind auf, das ihre Hilfe braucht. Gemeinsam mit dem Arzt Max versucht sie, herauszufinden, was dem Kind angetan wurde. Bis sich ein Mann meldet, der behauptet, der Vater zu sein. Julia muss alles riskieren, um herauszufinden, wer das Mädchen tatsächlich ist - und zu wem es gehört. Ein so kluger wie anrührender Roman darüber, wie die Liebe uns ins Leben zurückholen kann.

    Non-member price: $30.21

    • Angel Falls

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Bruce Reizen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Michaela, beloved wife and mother of two, lies in a coma. Doctors have told her husband Liam not to expect a recovery, but he maintains hope that love can accomplish what medicine cannot. Day after day, he sits by her bedside, holding her hand, sharing the stories of their life together. Then he discovers the evidence of his wife's secret past - a long hidden first marriage to international movie star Julian True.

    Non-member price: $28.39

    • Night Road

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    For eighteen years, Jude Farraday has put her children’s needs above her own, and it shows - her twins, Mia and Zach, are bright and happy teenagers. When Lexi Baill moves into their small, close-knit community, no one is more welcoming than Jude. Lexi, a former foster child with a dark past, quickly becomes Mia’s best friend. Then Zach falls in love with Lexi and the three become inseparable. Jude does everything to keep her kids on track for college and out of harm’s way. It has always been easy - until senior year of high school. Suddenly she is at a loss.

    Non-member price: $25.37

    • Liebe und Verderben

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Eva Mattes
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    1974: Als Lenora Allbright mit ihren Eltern nach Alaska zieht, ist die Familie voller Hoffnung, das Trauma des Krieges, das der Vater in Vietnam davongetragen hat, hinter sich zu lassen. In Matthew, dem Sohn der Nachbarn, findet Leni einen engen Freund, und aus ihrer Vertrautheit entwickelt sich bald eine junge Liebe. Doch auf die Schönheit des Sommers in Alaska folgt unweigerlich die Finsternis des Winters, und je länger diese andauert, desto weniger vermag Lenis Vater die in ihm wohnenden Dämonen zu bändigen. Schon bald müssen die beiden jungen Liebenden um ihr Miteinander kämpfen - bis sie eines Tages auszubrechen versuchen.

    Non-member price: $34.33

    • Slavík

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Renata Volfová
    • Length: 20 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Francie 1939. V tiché vesničce jménem Carriveau se Vianne Mauriacová loučí se svým manželem Antoinem, který byl povolán do zbraně. Vianne nevěří, že by skutečně mohlo dojít k válce, jenomže Němci vpadnou do Francie a země je rázem plná nepřátel, tanků a bojových letadel. Když se pak ve Viannině domě usadí německý kapitán, musí osamělá žena vycházet nepříteli vstříc, jinak přijde o vše. Bez jídla i naděje čelí nelehkým rozhodnutím, v nichž jde o život či smrt nejen její a jejích blízkých. 

    Non-member price: $27.44

    • Liebe und Verderben

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Eva Mattes
    • Length: 15 hrs and 24 mins
    • Abridged
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    1974: Als Lenora Allbright mit ihren Eltern nach Alaska zieht, ist die Familie voller Hoffnung, das Trauma des Krieges, das der Vater in Vietnam davongetragen hat, hinter sich zu lassen. In Matthew, dem Sohn der Nachbarn, findet Leni einen engen Freund, und aus ihrer Vertrautheit entwickelt sich bald eine junge Liebe. Doch auf die Schönheit des Sommers in Alaska folgt unweigerlich die Finsternis des Winters, und je länger diese andauert, desto weniger vermag Lenis Vater die in ihm wohnenden Dämonen zu bändigen.

    Non-member price: $16.44

    • Die andere Schwester

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Cornelia Dörr
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Seit Jahren haben die Schwestern Claire und Meghann kaum Kontakt. Dann möchte Claire einen Mann heiraten, in den sie sich auf den ersten Blick verliebt hat. Davor will sie die ältere Meg unbedingt bewahren - ist sie doch selbst zu oft enttäuscht worden, als dass sie noch an Liebe glauben könnte. Ausgerechnet jetzt lernt Meg jemanden kennen, der es wert wäre, ihre Angst vor Nähe zu überwinden. Doch dann droht den Schwestern ein erneuter Verlust.

    Non-member price: $30.21

    • Le chant du rossignol

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Carine Obin
    • Length: 18 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    France, 1939. Dans le village de Carriveau dans la Loire, Vianne Mauriac fait ses adieux à son mari qui part au front et se retrouve seule avec sa fille. Elle ne peut imaginer que les nazis vont envahir le pays. Pourtant, lorsqu'un capitaine allemand réquisitionne sa maison, elle est forcée d'accueillir un officier sous son toit. Et fait le choix de protéger sa fille avant la liberté de son pays.

    Non-member price: $38.11

    • America Is Speaking, When Will Our Hearts Listen

    • When America Burn, So Does Our Conscience
    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Barbara Colvin
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    America has spoken, and now it is time our hearts collectively listen. From the riots in Baltimore and the majority of Americans living below the poverty line, it is time we concern ourselves with America's future. This book is a collection of citizens across America who are tired of the problems politicians in Washington keep ignoring. It is time we stand up against police brutality, domestic violence, and deplorable living conditions of those working starvation wages in America.

    Non-member price: $5.50

    • Die Nachtigall

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Luise Helm
    • Length: 18 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Zwei Schwestern im von den Deutschen besetzten Frankreich: Während Vianne ums Überleben ihrer Familie kämpft, schließt sich die jüngere Isabelle der Résistance an und sucht die Freiheit auf dem Pfad der Nachtigall, einem geheimen Fluchtweg über die Pyrenäen. Doch wie weit darf man gehen, um zu überleben? Und wie kann man die schützen, die man liebt? In diesem epischen, kraftvollen und zutiefst berührenden Roman erzählt Kristin Hannah die Geschichte zweier Frauen, die ihr Schicksal auf ganz eigene Weise meistern.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great history

    • By Birgit on 25-10-2016

    Non-member price: $32.40

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