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  • Mean Streak (






UNABRIDGED) by Sandra Brown Narrated by Jonathan Davis

    Mean Streak

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Sandra Brown
    • Narrated By Jonathan Davis
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    Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, disappears on a mountain road in North Carolina. By the time her husband Jeff, miffed over a recent argument, reports her missing, the trail has grown cold. Literally. Fog and ice encapsulate the mountainous wilderness and paralyze the search for her. While police suspect Jeff of "instant divorce," Emory, suffering from an unexplained head injury, regains consciousness and finds herself the captive of a man whose violent past is so dark that he won't even tell her his name.

  • Mr. Mercedes: A Novel (






UNABRIDGED) by Stephen King Narrated by Will Patton

    Mr. Mercedes: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Stephen King
    • Narrated By Will Patton
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    In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city, hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair. Without warning, a lone driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, running over the innocent, backing up, and charging again. Eight people are killed; fifteen are wounded. The killer escapes. Mr. Mercedes is a war between good and evil, from the master of suspense whose insight into the mind of this obsessed, insane killer is chilling and unforgettable.

    Marci says: "King and Patton create a winning combo"
  • Gone Girl: A Novel (






UNABRIDGED) by Gillian Flynn Narrated by Julia Whelan, Kirby Heyborne

    Gone Girl: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Gillian Flynn
    • Narrated By Julia Whelan, Kirby Heyborne
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    It is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media - as well as Amy's fiercely doting parents - the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he's definitely bitter - but is he really a killer?

    Teddy says: "Demented, twisted, sick and I loved it!"
  • The Hard Way: A Jack Reacher Novel, Book 10 (






UNABRIDGED) by Lee Child Narrated by Dick Hill

    The Hard Way: A Jack Reacher Novel, Book 10

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Lee Child
    • Narrated By Dick Hill
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    Jack Reacher was alone, the way he liked it, soaking up the hot, electric New York City night, watching a man cross the street to a parked Mercedes and drive it away. The car contained one million dollars in ransom money. And Edward Lane, the man who paid it, will pay even more to get his family back. Lane runs a highly illegal soldiers-for-hire operation. He will use any amount of money and any tool to find his beautiful wife and child. And then he’ll turn Jack Reacher loose with a vengeance - because Reacher is the best man hunter in the world.

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  • Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel, Book 19

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Lee Child
    • Narrated By Dick Hill
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    "You can leave the army, but the army doesn’t leave you. Not always. Not completely," notes Jack Reacher - and sure enough, the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service. This time, for the State Department and the CIA. Someone has taken a shot at the president of France in the City of Light. The bullet was American. The distance between the gunman and the target was exceptional. How many snipers can shoot from three-quarters of a mile with total confidence? Very few, but John Kott - an American marksman gone bad - is one of them...

  • The Good Girl (






UNABRIDGED) by Mary Kubica Narrated by Lindy Nettleton, Johnny Heller, Tom Taylorson, Andi Arndt

    The Good Girl

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Mary Kubica
    • Narrated By Lindy Nettleton, Johnny Heller, Tom Taylorson, and others
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    Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia Dennett moves against the grain as a young inner-city art teacher. One night, Mia enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn't show, she unwisely leaves with an enigmatic stranger. With his smooth moves and modest wit, Colin Thatcher seems at first like a safe one-night stand. But following Colin home will turn out to be the worst mistake of Mia's life.

    VanDelay says: "Cheap Trick"
  • Queen of Hearts (






UNABRIDGED) by Rhys Bowen Narrated by Katherine Kellgren

    Queen of Hearts

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Rhys Bowen
    • Narrated By Katherine Kellgren
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    Lady Georgiana Rannoch, 35th in line for the British throne, knows how to play the part of an almost royal - but now she's off to Hollywood, where she must reprise her role as sleuth or risk starring in an all-too-convincing death scene...

    Simone says: "I WANTED to love it but…."
  • The Silkworm (






UNABRIDGED) by Robert Galbraith Narrated by Robert Glenister

    The Silkworm

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated By Robert Glenister
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    (2002)
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    (1865)
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    (1861)

    When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days - as he has done before - and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realizes. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows.

    H James Lucas says: "A well-worn genre enlivened with fresh characters"
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  • Revival: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs)
    • By Stephen King
    • Narrated By To Be Announced
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    In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls feel the same about Reverend Jacobs - including Jamie’s mother and beloved sister, Claire. With Jamie, the Reverend shares a deeper bond based on a secret obsession.

  • The Quiet Game (






UNABRIDGED) by Greg Iles Narrated by Tom Stechschulte

    The Quiet Game

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs)
    • By Greg Iles
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
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    (5)
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    (5)
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    When former prosecutor Penn Cage returns to his hometown of Natchez, Mississippi, he doesn't find the peace he desperately craves. He finds that his own father is being blackmailed by a corrupt ex-cop. And when Penn investigates, he uncovers a murderous secret - and the small town's violent past.

    shelley says: "Much better unabridged"
  • Tom Clancy Support and Defend: A Campus Novel (






UNABRIDGED) by Mark Greaney Narrated by Scott Brick

    Tom Clancy Support and Defend: A Campus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Mark Greaney
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
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    Dominic Caruso. Nephew of President Jack Ryan. FBI agent and operator for The Campus, a top secret intelligence agency that works off the books for the U.S. government. Already scarred by the death of his brother, Caruso is devastated when he can't save a friend and his family from a terrorist attack. Ethan Ross was a mid-level staffer for the National Security Council. Now he's a wanted fugitive on the run with a microdrive that contains enough information to wreck American intelligence efforts around the world.

    Frances says: "A Campus Novel , Really??"
  • Gray Mountain

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs)
    • By John Grisham
    • Narrated By To Be Announced
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    The Great Recession of 2008 left many young professionals out of work. Promising careers were suddenly ended as banks, hedge funds, and law firms engaged in mass lay-offs and brutal belt tightening. Samantha Kofer was a third year associate at Scully & Pershing, New York City's largest law firm. Two weeks after Lehman Brothers collapsed, she lost her job, her security, and her future. A week later she was working as an unpaid intern in a legal aid clinic deep in small town Appalachia.

  • Unleashed: A Sydney Rye Series, Book 1 (






UNABRIDGED) by Emily Kimelman Narrated by Sonja Field

    Unleashed: A Sydney Rye Series, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Emily Kimelman
    • Narrated By Sonja Field
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    When the series begins, Sydney Rye is named Joy Humbolt. She does not like people telling her what to do, so it comes as no surprise that she was just fired from her last job. When she buys Charlene Miller's dog-walking business on Manhattan's exclusive upper east side, it seems like the perfect fit: quiet environment, minimal contact with people. But then one of her clients turns up dead, and Charlene disappears.

  • Brief Space Between Color and Shade (






UNABRIDGED) by Cristovão Tezza, Alan R. Clarke (translator) Narrated by Nick Podehl, Laural Merlington

    Brief Space Between Color and Shade

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Cristovão Tezza, Alan R. Clarke (translator)
    • Narrated By Nick Podehl, Laural Merlington
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    In a period of just three days, everything changes for young painter Eduardo “Tato” Simmone, who has never sold a painting. During the funeral of Tato’s renowned and beloved mentor, Aníbal Marsotti, Tato meets two people who will determine his fate: a beautiful young woman who may be a vampire and a major dealer of art forgeries. Tato gets caught up investigating the theft of famed Italian figurative painter Amadeo Modigliani’s tombstone, and all signs point to Curitiba, Brazil - Tato’s hometown.

  • Hit - A Thriller: Codename: Chandler, 0.1 (






UNABRIDGED) by J.A. Konrath, Ann Voss Peterson, Jack Kilborn Narrated by Anne Johnstonbrown

    Hit - A Thriller: Codename: Chandler, 0.1

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By J.A. Konrath, Ann Voss Peterson, Jack Kilborn
    • Narrated By Anne Johnstonbrown
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    She's an elite spy, working for an agency so secret only three people know it exists. Trained by the best of the best, she has honed her body, her instincts, and her intellect to become the perfect weapon. Codename: Chandler. Before special operative Chandler was forced to flee, she executed the most difficult missions - and most dangerous people - for the government. So when she's ordered to eliminate a crooked corporate CEO in a manner that looks like natural death, it's a regular day at the office.

  • Windigo Island: Cork O'Connor, Book 14 (






UNABRIDGED) by William Kent Krueger Narrated by David Chandler

    Windigo Island: Cork O'Connor, Book 14

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By William Kent Krueger
    • Narrated By David Chandler
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    The award-winning author of the best-selling Cork O’Connor series, William Kent Krueger pens novels with pulse-racing suspense. In Windigo Island, the corpse of an Ojibwe girl washes ashore, and locals at the Bad Bluff reservation believe it to be the work of the mythical Windigo. But the dead girl’s friend is also missing, and sheriff-turned-PI Cork O’Connor will brave any danger to bring her home.

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  • The Art Whisperer (






UNABRIDGED) by Charlotte Elkins, Aaron Elkins Narrated by Kate Rudd

    The Art Whisperer

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Charlotte Elkins, Aaron Elkins
    • Narrated By Kate Rudd
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    When art conservator Alix London spots a forgery, she knows trouble will follow. So she’s understandably apprehensive when her connoisseur’s eye spots something off about a multimillion-dollar Jackson Pollock painting at Palm Springs’s Brethwaite Museum - her current employer. Alix is already under fire, the object of a vicious online smear campaign. Now the Brethwaite’s despicable senior curator, obsessed with the "maximization of monetized eyeballs," angrily refuses to decommission the celebrated Pollock piece.

  • Confessions (






UNABRIDGED) by Kanae Minato, Stephen Snyder (translator) Narrated by Elaina Erika Davis, Noah Galvin

    Confessions

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Kanae Minato, Stephen Snyder (translator)
    • Narrated By Elaina Erika Davis, Noah Galvin
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    Her pupils murdered her daughter. Now she will have her revenge. After calling off her engagement in the wake of a tragic revelation, Yuko Moriguchi had nothing to live for except her only child, four-year-old child, Manami. Now, following an accident on the grounds of the middle school where she teaches, Yuko has given up and tendered her resignation. But first she has one last lecture to deliver.

  • Pukkelryg Pukkelryg [Hump ​​Back Hump Back] (






UNABRIDGED) by Tom Franklin Narrated by Thomas Gulstad

    Pukkelryg Pukkelryg [Hump ​​Back Hump Back]

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Tom Franklin
    • Narrated By Thomas Gulstad
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    Pukkelryg Pukkelryg er en atmosfærefyldt, spændende og velskrevet sydstatskrimi, og gennem fortællingen går som en rød tråd den hemmelighed, der har fyldt to menneskers liv: den ene sort, den anden hvid.

  • Mean Streak (






UNABRIDGED) by Sandra Brown Narrated by Jonathan Davis

    Mean Streak

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Sandra Brown
    • Narrated By Jonathan Davis
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    (2)
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    (1)
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    (2)

    Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, disappears on a mountain road in North Carolina. By the time her husband Jeff, miffed over a recent argument, reports her missing, the trail has grown cold. Literally. Fog and ice encapsulate the mountainous wilderness and paralyze the search for her. While police suspect Jeff of "instant divorce," Emory, suffering from an unexplained head injury, regains consciousness and finds herself the captive of a man whose violent past is so dark that he won't even tell her his name.

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  • Visions: Cainsville, Book 2 (






UNABRIDGED) by Kelley Armstrong Narrated by Carine Montbertrand, Mozhan Marno

    Visions: Cainsville, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Kelley Armstrong
    • Narrated By Carine Montbertrand, Mozhan Marno
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    Olivia finds a dead woman in her car, dressed to look like her, but the body vanishes before anyone else sees it. Olivia's convinced it's another omen, a sign of impending danger. But then she learns that a troubled young woman went missing just days ago - the same woman Olivia found dead in her car. Someone has gone to great lengths to kill and leave this young woman as a warning. But why? And what role has her new home played in this disturbing murder?

  • One of Us (






UNABRIDGED) by Tawni O'Dell Narrated by Nick Podehl, Amy McFadden

    One of Us

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Tawni O'Dell
    • Narrated By Nick Podehl, Amy McFadden
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    Dr. Sheridan Doyle - a fastidiously groomed and TV-friendly forensic psychologist - is the go-to shrink for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office whenever a twisted killer’s mind eludes other experts. But beneath his Armani pinstripes, he’s still Danny Doyle, the awkward, terrified, bullied boy from a blue-collar mining family, plagued by panic attacks and haunted by the tragic death of his little sister and mental unraveling of his mother years ago.

  • Don't Look Back (






UNABRIDGED) by Gregg Hurwitz Narrated by Cassandra Campbell, Scott Brick

    Don't Look Back

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Gregg Hurwitz
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell, Scott Brick
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    Eve Hardaway, newly single mother of one, is on a trip she’s long dreamed of - a rafting and hiking tour through the jungles and mountains of Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Eve wanders off the trail, to a house in the distance with a menacing man in the yard beyond it, throwing machetes at a human-shaped target. Disturbed by the sight, Eve moves quickly and quietly back to her group, taking care to avoid being seen. As she creeps along, she finds a broken digital camera, marked with the name Teresa Hamilton.

  • Once Dead: A Rho Agenda Novel (






UNABRIDGED) by Richard Phillips Narrated by MacLeod Andrews

    Once Dead: A Rho Agenda Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Richard Phillips
    • Narrated By MacLeod Andrews
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    (1)
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    Jack Gregory, the CIA’s top assassin, went rogue after a mission gone wrong. When a confrontation leaves him bleeding out on death’s doorstep, he is faced with an offer from a dark figure named Anchanchu. If Jack is willing to act as a human host for Anchanchu, the entity will revive him and give him another shot at life. Jack takes the deal...but he must now face the consequences of having the same dark creature in his head as some of history’s greatest villains. Struggling with desires and memories that are not his own, Jack is not the man he once was.

    Farall says: "Great new action thriller!"