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The Devil’s Queen Audiobook

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Written by Jeanne Kalogridis

Narrated by Kate Reading

Published on July 21, 2009

Audio is 1031 hours and 40 minutes

About The Devil’s Queen:

Catherine de Medici is one of the most maligned monarchs in history: blamed for the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre in which hundreds of innocents died. What motivated this Renaissance woman who was born of Florence’s most powerful family, and one day came to rule France?

In her latest historical fiction bestseller, Jeanne Kalogridis tells the story of Catherine, a tender young girl, destined to be a pawn in Machiavellian games. Left a fabulously rich heiress, imprisoned and threatened by her family’s enemies, she was finally married off to a handsome prince of France.

Overshadowed by her husband’s mistress, the conniving Diane de Poitiers, and now consort to a King, Catherine resorted to sorcery to win his love, enhance her fertility and foil her enemies. Against the lavish and decadent backdrop of the French court, and Catherine’s visions induced by the black arts, Kalogoris reveals the great love and desire Catherine bore for her husband Henry, and her stark determination to keep her sons on the throne.

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In her latest historical fiction bestseller, Jeanne Kalogridis tells the story of Catherine, the architect of the bloody St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre.

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Jeanne Kalogridis lives with her partner on the West Coast, where they share a house with two dogs. She is the author of The Borgia Bride, The Scarlet Contessa, and other dark fantasy and historical novels. Born in Florida, Kalogridis has a B.A. in Russian and a master’s in linguistics, and taught English as a second language at The American University for eight years before retiring to write full-time.

Kate Reading is the recipient of multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards and has been named by AudioFile magazine as a “Voice of the Century,” as well as the Best Voice in Science Fiction & Fantasy in 2008 and 2009. Her audiobook credits include reading for such authors as Jane Austen, Robert Jordan, Edith Wharton, and Sophie Kinsella. She has performed at numerous theaters in Washington D.C. and received a Helen Hayes Award for her performance in Aunt Dan and Lemon.

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“Both the unabridged and abridged recordings feature a brilliant, perfectly nuanced performance by pseudonymous narrator Kate Reading…” —Library Journal

“You’ll be captivated by Kate Reading’s narration. She eases us into Catherine’s character with fluid pronunciations of Italian and French and a flow that sweeps us into her story.” —AudioFile

“Jeanne Kalogridis’s deftly written historical novel is superbly narrated by Kate Reading…The Devil’s Queen is enthusiastically recommended as a personal ‘theater of the mind’ experience.” —The Midwest Book Review

The Devil’s Queen was published on July 21, 2009.

The The Devil’s Queen Audiobook is 1031 hours and 40 minutes. Speechify has the Abridged edition version of the audiobook.

Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.

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Subjects in The Devil’s Queen

The Devil’s Queen includes the following subjects: medieval historical fiction, medieval historical novels, middle ages, 16th century fiction, arranged marriage, astrology, biographical fiction, Catherine de Medici, European History, fantasy fiction, Florence, historical France, Henry of Navarre, historical fiction, historical Italy, Medici, medieval mystery, Medici family, historical Medici fiction, Renaissance romance, royalty, witchcraft, bestselling authors, bestselling books, audiobooks, audio books, books on tape. The BISAC Subject Code is Fiction, Historical.

About the Author(s) of The Devil’s Queen

The author of The Devil’s Queen is Jeanne Kalogridis.

About the Narrator of The Devil’s Queen Audiobook

The narrator for the The Devil’s Queen Audiobook is Kate Reading.

The Devil’s Queen Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1427209316. The ISBN-13 is 9781427209313.

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