Elizabeth is pleased to announce the release of the final audiobook in the Companion Series by Tanya Bird: The Rebel’s Queen, now available at Libro.fm. This is the sixth and last installment in the compelling medieval romance series, produced through Findaway Voices. The rest of the audiobooks in the series are available at Libro.fm, Audible, and elsewhere.

A rising king. A falling queen. An unimaginable love.

Queen Cora is married to a monster. Three years she has played wife, and all she has to show for it is a marked face, an empty womb, and a bitter taste in her mouth best washed away with wine. It is a good thing she is made of something solid, because marriage is a life sentence. Or is it? The rebel prince is coming for the crown. Powers will shift, and loyalties will be tested. As Cora’s future unravels, she must fight to keep hold of her position, her sanity—and most definitely her heart.

Brom is leader of the Nydoen people, a mountain rebel—and next in line to rule. His brother is self-destructing, and the time has come to replace him. He has the love of a kingdom and a clear path to the throne, but not everyone wants him to succeed. War is coming. He is going to need allies if he stands any chance against his enemy. The one they call Ice Queen might be the key. Experienced, intelligent, well-connected. Intoxicating. If he can just find a way to thaw her solid heart, she may prove to be his greatest ally yet.

This is the sixth and final book in The Companion series. If you enjoy a medieval tale with a strong heroine and plenty of action, then you will love The Rebel’s Queen.

Trigger warning: This book contains violence and dark themes.

It’s release day for Wonder Tales: Favorite Fairy Tales From Around the World, which is now available at Audible! Elizabeth selected these stories and narrated them, as well as putting together an accompanying ebook. This project was produced with the good folks at Spoken Realms.

This collection of 40 fairy tales contains well-known favorites from authors like the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, Oscar Wilde, Charles Perrault, Madame de Beaumont, and Joseph Jacobs. It also collects rare gems from folk-tale traditions around the world, from Germany to China, from Scandinavia to Arabia, from Russia to Japan, and from Italy to Canada. These beautiful, frightening, funny, romantic, and whimsical stories will introduce you to princesses in peril, beastly brides and grooms, adults and children behaving badly, daring and adventurous girls, and clever and devious tricksters. These wondrous tales will be enjoyed by listeners both young and old.

Elizabeth’s latest releases are Wild Moonlight and On a Wild Winter’s Night by Miriam Minger, the third and fourth installments in the O’Byrne Brides series. Elizabeth narrated the first and second books, Wild Angel and Wild Roses, back in 2014.

Niall O’Byrne’s long-awaited story is finally here in book three of The O’Byrne Brides Series, Wild Moonlight!

Promised in marriage to a brutal Norseman, Nora MacTorkil flees in terror the night before the wedding. The daughter of the richest merchant in Dublin, she knows she must hide – but where? In the moonlight, she makes a desperate run along the dock hoping to conceal herself aboard one of her father’s ships. Until Nora trips and tumbles into the River Liffey, her cry for help cut off as the dark water closes over her head…

Many drunken nights have passed and still, Niall O’Byrne cannot free himself from memories of the woman who betrayed him and broke his heart. The brother of Ireland’s most infamous rebel, he rode away from Glenmalure in a wild attempt to escape his misery and vowed to never love again. Yet a half-drowned damsel in distress moves Niall so fiercely that he’ll do anything to protect her from the beast who would claim her.

In this heart-warming novella, Triona wants everything to be perfect for her longed-for family reunion. Her beloved sister-in-law Maire and her Norman husband will be joining them in Glenmalure for Christmas! Yet it might take a miracle for her rebel husband Ronan O’Byrne and Lord Duncan FitzWilliam to get along peaceably together. It’s only for three days. What could go wrong? 

“Miriam Minger is a master storyteller who illustrates the full gamut of emotions felt by her characters. Emotions so strong that you are pulled into the pages and into their lives.” (Inside Romance

Elizabeth is so excited to announce the release of the newest installment in the High Society Lady Detective series by best-selling author Sara Rosett: An Old Money Murder in Mayfair, now available at Libro.fm and elsewhere. This is book #5 in this 1920s cozy British mystery series, and Elizabeth will be narrating #6 later this year!

Midnight treasure hunts, fancy-dress parties, and a blue-blooded murder . . .

November, 1923. Olive’s school chum, Gigi, invites Olive to London because Gigi’s dotty grandmother fears for her life—or so she’s said to Gigi. However Olive is surprised to find that the dowager is far from muddled. The sharp and imperious matriarch refuses to admit to her worries and sends Olive on her way.

Without a client or case, Olive is swept into the glittering lifestyle of the “fast set,” and their decadent excess. But then among the cocktails and champagne, a murderer strikes during a frivolous party game, and Olive realizes the dowager’s fears were well-founded. 

Can Olive unmask the upper crust culprit before the party’s over for a Bright Young Person?

An Old Money Murder in Mayfair is the fifth installment in the popular High Society Lady Detective series from USA Today bestselling author Sara Rosett. Join Olive and her dapper sleuthing partner, Jasper, as they navigate the extravagant parties of the Bright Young People as well as their own budding relationship . . . 

Elizabeth’s newest release is a collection of essays titled The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy: The Search for Socrates. This volume, produced for Tantor Audio, and co-narrated with William Sarris, has the following features:

  • Reunites the editors of Star Trek and Philosophy with Starfleet’s finest experts for 31 new, highly logical essays.
  • Features a complete examination of the Star Trek universe, from the original series to the most recent films directed by J. J. Abrams, Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013).
  • Introduces important concepts in philosophy through the vast array of provocative issues raised by the series, such as the ethics of the Prime Directive, Star Trek‘s philosophy of peace, Data and Voyager’s Doctor as persons, moral relativism and the Federation’s quest for liberation, the effect of alternate universes on reality and identity, the Borg as transhumanists, Federation Trekonomics, Star Trek‘s secular society, and much, much more!  
  • An enterprising and enlightening voyage into deep space that will appeal to hardcore fans and science fiction enthusiasts alike.

The latest audiobook in the Ginger Gold Mystery series by Lee Strauss is now available at Audible and elsewhere! This is book #9 in the series, and Elizabeth will be narrating the next four books later this year and early in 2021.

Murder’s a bad stroke of luck!

River Thames boat races between the London University colleges are an popular events, and Mrs. Ginger Reed is excited to attend for the first time, especially since the son of a good friend of her new husband, Chief Inspector Basil Reed, is racing.

When a very unusual murder presents itself at the boat club, Lady Gold’s Investigations is hired to take on the case. Ginger’s determined to solve the mystery before someone else dies, but can she manage it without ruining another pair of Italian leather T-strap shoes?

Elizabeth’s latest release is the first book in a new fantasy series: The Ninth Sorceress, book 1 in the Price of Magic series by Bonnie Wynne. The audiobook is now available at Libro.fm, Audible, and elsewhere.

A shadowed past. A vengeful goddess. What price will Gwyn pay to discover her destiny? Wrenched from her mundane life as a herbalist’s apprentice, teenage orphan Gwyn learns she is hunted by an ancient goddess.  

For 17 years she’s been protected by her guardian, hidden away like a dark secret. But suddenly, she is thrust into the care of some unlikely companions, pursued by wizards and confronted by the dangerous powers she’s spent her life suppressing….  

Now, Gwyn finds herself drawn into a deep and ancient tale – one of lost magic, truths long buried, and the rising of a war she never could have imagined.

Elizabeth is excited to announce the release of the eighth (!) audiobook in the best-selling Ginger Gold series by Lee Strauss: Murder Aboard the Flying Scotsman, now available at Audible, Libro.fm, and elsewhere. Elizabeth is currently preparing to narrate the ninth book, Murder at the Boat Club, and has narrated all of the previous books in this 1920s cozy mystery series as well.

Mayhem all aboard!

One blustery day in October of 1924, newlyweds Mr. and Mrs. Basil Reed travel aboard the recently christened Flying Scotsman, a high-speed steam engine train that travels from London to Edinburgh, for their honeymoon. With only one short stop at York, Ginger anticipates time with her new husband will fly by.

She’s wrong. Something terrible has happened in the Royal Mail carriage, which forces the train to stop dead in its tracks. There’s been a death and Chief Inspector Reed has been asked to investigate.

It’s a uniquely disturbing murder and Ginger and Basil are eager to puzzle it out together. What do the first class passengers have to do with the dead man? With another crime shortly discovered, Ginger and Basil soon realize they’re not dealing with a run-of-the-mill killer – they’re dealing with a mastermind who’s not done playing with them yet.

Elizabeth’s latest release is a wonderful debut novel by Amy Beashel: The Sky is Mine, recorded for Tantor Audio, and now available at Libro.fm, Audible, and elsewhere.

Izzy feels invisible. Trapped under the weight of expectation and censored by shame.

Her mum Steph and best friend Grace have always been there to save her. But with one under the control of her stepfather and the other caught in the throes of new love, Izzy is falling between the cracks.

As threats to her safety grow, Izzy wants to scream. But first she must find her voice.

And if the sky is the limit, then the sky is hers.

Contains mature themes.

Elizabeth is excited to announce the release of two historical novels about Queen Catherine Howard (the fifth wife of King Henry VIII) by G. Lawrence. Shadow of Persephone is now available at Audible and elsewhere, and the second book, No More Time to Dance, is currently available for pre-order.

February 1542 – A young woman awaits her execution in the Tower of London, sent to death on the orders of her husband, Henry VIII.

Daughter of the nobility, cousin to a fallen Queen, Catherine Howard rose from the cluttered ranks of courtiers at the court of Henry VIII to become the King’s fifth wife. But hers is a tale that starts long before the crown was placed on her head. A tale of tragedy and challenges, predators and prey; the story of a young girl growing up in a perilous time, facing dangers untold.

The fifth wife of Henry VIII would end her life on the block, like her cousin Anne Boleyn…but where did her story begin?