Category Archive: Maarleveld, Saskia

The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen A. Flynn

Narrated by Saskia Maarleveld When I read The Jane Austen Project a few months back, I admit that I approached it with some trepidation. Two people travelling back in time to meet Jane Austen and retrieve a previously unpublished manuscript sounded – on the one hand – like a great premise, and on the other …

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The Empire State Series: A Week in New York, Autumn in New York, Summer in Manhattan by Louise Bay

Narrated by Saskia Maarleveld and Sebastian York Having recently listened to Louise Bay’s King of Wall Street, which I picked up on the strength of Melinda’s review, I was keen on trying more of the author’s work. The Empire State Series caught my eye because of the narrator pairing; I’ve listened to and enjoyed Saskia …

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Lady Claire Is All That by Maya Rodale

Narrated by Saskia Maarleveld Anyone familiar with Maya Rodale’s current Keeping Up with the Cavendishes series can’t fail to have noticed that the plots of the previous books in the series (Lady Bridget’s Diary and Chasing Lady Amelia) have been loosely based on famous films**. The plot of Lady Claire Is All That, the third …

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The Earl by Katharine Ashe

Narrated by Saskia Maarleveld The Earl is the second book in Katharine Ashe’s Devil’s Duke series (The Rogue is book 1), and is also the last in her Falcon Club series which is not, sadly, available in audio format. Because it refers to a number of characters and events featured in earlier stories, this might …

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Beauty and the Clockwork Beast by Nancy Campbell Allen

Narrated by Saskia Maarleveld A Victorian era steampunk/paranormal story, Beauty and the Clockwork Beast is the first in a projected series from this new-to-me-author, and while it was an enjoyable listen, I can’t say that it breaks any new ground. The story is a fairly predictable one, and while the author has peppered the text …

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The Rogue by Katharine Ashe

Narrated by Saskia Maarleveld I was so pleased when I saw that The Rogue was coming out in audio format. I read and loved the book earlier this year; it’s a beautifully written, sensual and tender romance combined with a dash of mystery and boasts one of the most wonderful romantic heroes I’ve read in …

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Burning Sky by Lori Benton

Narrated by Saskia Maarleveld Burning Sky is an American western, taking place just after the Revolutionary war. Ms. Benton’s gift for storytelling and the skilled narration of Saskia Maarleveld make it quite an enjoyable audio experience. Twelve years before the book opens, fourteen-year-old Willa Obenchain is abducted from her family home and held captive by …

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