AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

LADY IN WAITING

by | Read by Donna Rawlins, Samantha Eggar

Fiction • 10 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Susan Meissner uses the story device of a contemporary woman finding an antique objet d’art and then spins both their stories to logical, if predictable, conclusions. Donna Rawlins narrates the twenty-first-century Jane’s story. Jane’s husband of 22 years leaves her to have “time to think.” Then Jane finds a jeweled ring—engraved with her name. Rawlins accurately presents Jane as stunned and depressed, but the writing plods along, giving Rawlins little to do with a monochromatic character. Samantha Eggar picks up the tale in the sixteenth century, adding the sparkle and luster that saves this production. As 15-year-old seamstress Lucy Day and 11-year-old Lady Jane Grey (the ring’s original Jane), Eggar makes the story worth a listen. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2010]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2010

DD ISBN 9780307749864 $20.00

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2010

CD ISBN 9780307749871 $40.00 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×