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PENGUIN AUDIO BOOK BREAK

Mother's Day Listens

Penguin Audio Book Break is dedicated to moms this month with tales perfect as gifts for Mother's Day…

Penguin Audio Book Break is dedicated to moms this month with tales perfect as gifts for Mother's Day. Check back each week for a new extended excerpt from the following four brand-new audiobooks available on CD or download—and all on sale!

If You Ask Me

It-girl Betty White delivers a hilarious, slyly profound take on love, life, celebrity, and everything in between.

A Singular Woman

An unprecedented look into the life of the woman who most singularly shaped Barack Obama—his mother.

22 Britannia Road

A powerful story of primal maternal love, overcoming hardship, and, ultimately, acceptance—one that will pierce your heart.

Elizabeth I

Bestselling author Margaret George captures history's most enthralling queen as she confronts rivals to her throne and to her heart.

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Buy any of these four audio books—on CD or via download—and receive 15% off, plus free shipping, now through June 6th! Enter code FORMOMABB into the coupon code field on the shopping cart page, then click the 'update cart' button to activate your coupon and see your savings.

Audio book featured this week:
Elizabeth I
Margaret George
Kate Reading
CD Unabridged
Penguin Audio
$49.95
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Elizabeth I

The legendary Elizabeth Tudor, queen of enigma—the Virgin Queen who had many suitors; the victor of the Armada who hated war; the gorgeously attired, jewel-bedecked woman who pinched pennies. England's greatest monarch has baffled and intrigued the world for centuries. But what was she really like? In this novel, her flame-haired, lookalike cousin, Lettice Knollys, thinks she knows all too well. Elizabeth's rival for the love of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and mother to the Earl of Essex, the mercurial nobleman who challenged Elizabeth's throne, Lettice had been intertwined with Elizabeth since childhood. This is a story of two women of fierce intellect and desire, one trying to protect her country, and throne, the other trying to regain power and position for her family and each vying to convince the reader of her own private vision of the truth about Elizabeth's character. Their gripping drama is acted out at the height of the flowering of the Elizabethan age. Shakespeare, Marlowe, Dudley, Raleigh, Drake—all of them swirl through these pages as they swirled through the court and on the high seas.

about the AUTHOR Photo of author Margaret George

Margaret George is the author of the bestselling Autobiography of Henry VIII; Mary, Queen of Scotland and the Isles; The Memoirs of Cleopatra; and Mary, Called Magdalene.

about the NARRATOR
Photo of narrator Kate Reading

Kate Reading is a stage actress in Washington, D. C. She can also be heard on many other Penguin audiobooks, including The Scarpetta Factor, Madame Bovary, and The Orchid Affair.

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