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By Jonathan Lowe

DEC 2018

A Vintage Christmas: A Collection of Classic Stories and Poems
by Louisa May Alcott, Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mark Twain, L. M. Montgomery, and Selma Lagerlof, John Milton, Christina Rossetti, William Makepeace Thackeray, Anne Brontë, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

A Vintage Christmas will lift your spirit. The various stories and poems will put you in the holiday mood. Narration of the poetry is memorable. A Vintage Christmas is joylessly packed with stories and poems to celebrate the season and Christs Birth.

Narrators: Laura Kirman, Gordon Griffin, Eve Karpf, Mike Grady, Barry Scott, Henry O. Arnold, Nan Gurley, Brook Bryant, and Gabe Wicks.

Deck the Hounds: Andy Carpenter Mystery #18
by David Rosenfelt

Narrated by Grover Gardner

New Jersey Criminal Defense attorney Andy Carpenter takes sympathy on a homeless veteran and his dog, Zoey. Carpenter gives the vet some money, but once his wife gets involved, he includes housing. Eventually, Andy discovers Don is a murderer.

Deck the Halls is number eighteen in thes series, so the readers must enjoy his series. The reviews vary from “masterful,” to “sassy humor .” Narrator Gardner receives praise for his interpretion of Andy’s character – “a slightly scarcastic delivery.” Be sure to click through and listen to the audio sample of the version.

Letters from Father Christmas
by J.R.R. Tolkien
Narrated by Derek Jacobi, John Moffatt, Christian Rodska

For more than twenty years, the children of J.R.R. Tolkien received letters from the North Pole -- from Father Christmas himself! They told wonderful stories of mischief and disaster, adventures and battles: how the reindeer got loose and scattered presents all over the place, how the accident-prone Polar Bear climbed the North Pole and fell through the roof of Father Christmas's house, and many others.

Now, for the first time, these letters are brought to life with specially arranged holiday music.

How the Dukes Stole Christmas: A Holiday Romance Anthology
by Tessa Dare, Sarah MacLean, Sophie Jordan, Joanna Shupe
Narrated by Justine Eyre

Ladies, How the Dukes Stole Christmas is ready to warm up your stockings. Its availiable on CD and with Audible.

Meet Me in Mayfair by Tessa Dare

Louisa Ward needs a Christmas miracle. Unless she catches a wealthy husband at the ball tonight, the horrid, heartless Duke of Thorndale will evict her family from their beloved Mayfair home. But when her friend begs to switch dance cards, Louisa finds herself waltzing with the enemy...

The Duke of Christmas Present by Sarah MacLean

Rich and ruthless, Eben, Duke of Allryd, has no time for holidays. Holidays are for whimsy and charm - the only two things his money cannot buy. Lady Jacqueline Mosby is full of both, even now, 12 years after she left to see the world. When Jacqueline returns for a single Christmas, Eben can't resist the woman he never stopped loving...

Heiress Alone by Sophie Jordan

When Annis Bannister's family leaves her behind in the rush to escape an impending snowstorm, she finds herself stranded in the Highlands, left to fend off brigands terrorizing the countryside, robbing homes locked up for winter. Her only hope falls on her neighbor, a surly hermit duke ...

Christmas in Central Park by Joanna Shupe

Women all over America devour Mrs. Walker's weekly column for recipes and advice. No one knows Rose, the column's author, can't even boil water. When the paper's owner, Duke Havemeyer, insists she host a Christmas party, Rose must scramble to find a husband, an empty mansion, and a cook. But Duke is not a man easily fooled...

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