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  • The Innocent Ones: A Thriller (






UNABRIDGED) by Robert Gregory Browne Narrated by Scott Brick

    The Innocent Ones: A Thriller

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    • By Robert Gregory Browne
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    Assistant District Attorney Beth Crawford and her sister, Jen, take a much needed vacation in Baja California, but the fun in the sun doesn't last long when Jen disappears without a trace on the streets of Playa del Sol. Now Beth must navigate the underbelly of a city she doesn't know, and the only one who can help her is Nick Vargas, a disgraced newspaper reporter on the trail of a dangerous and deadly cult with big plans for its annual celebration...on the Day of the Dead.

    mary says: "Surprise!"
  • The Long Way Home: Chief Inspector Gamache, Book 10 (






UNABRIDGED) by Louise Penny Narrated by Ralph Cosham

    The Long Way Home: Chief Inspector Gamache, Book 10

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    • By Louise Penny
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    Happily retired in the village of Three Pines, Armand Gamache, former Chief Inspector of Homicide with the Sûreté du Québec, has found a peace he'd only imagined possible. On warm summer mornings he sits on a bench holding a small book, The Balm in Gilead, in his large hands. "There is a balm in Gilead," his neighbor Clara Morrow reads from the dust jacket, "to make the wounded whole." While Gamache doesn't talk about his wounds and his balm, Clara tells him about hers. Peter, her artist husband, has failed to come home. Failed to show up as promised on the first anniversary of their separation. She wants Gamache's help to find him. Having finally found sanctuary, Gamache feels a near revulsion at the thought of leaving Three Pines. "There’s power enough in Heaven," he finishes the quote as he contemplates the quiet village, "to cure a sin-sick soul." And then he gets up. And joins her.

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  • Pines (






UNABRIDGED) by Blake Crouch Narrated by Paul Michael Garcia

    Pines

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    Wayward Pines, Idaho, is quintessential small-town America — or so it seems. Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrives in search of two missing federal agents, yet soon is facing much more than he bargained for. After a violent accident lands him in the hospital, Ethan comes to with no ID and no cell phone. The medical staff seems friendly enough, but something feels…off. As the days pass, Ethan’s investigation into his colleagues’ disappearance turns up more questions than answers. Why can’t he make contact with his family in the outside world? Why doesn’t anyone believe he is who he says he is? And what’s the purpose of the electrified fences encircling the town? Are they keeping the residents in? Or something else out? Each step toward the truth takes Ethan further from the world he knows, until he must face the horrifying possibility that he may never leave Wayward Pines alive…

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UNABRIDGED) by James Patterson, Michael White Narrated by Tim Wright

    Private Down Under

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    With the best detectives in the business, cutting-edge technology, and offices around the globe, there is no investigation company quite like Private. Now, at a glittering launch party overlooking the iconic Opera House, Private Sydney throws open its doors. Craig Gisto and his newly formed team have barely raised their glasses, however, when a young Asian man, blood-soaked and bullet-ridden, staggers into the party, and what looks like a botched kidnapping turns out to be a whole lot more.

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  • Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel, Book 19

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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...

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UNABRIDGED) by Dean Koontz Narrated by Christopher Lane

    Lightning

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    A storm struck on the night Laura Shane was born, and there was a strangeness about the weather that people would remember for years. But even more mysterious was the blond-haired stranger who appeared out of nowhere - the man who saved Laura from a fatal delivery. Years later - after another bolt of lightning - the stranger returned.

    Barry says: "One of Koontz' best, entirely enjoyable."
  • Gone Girl: A Novel (






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

    Gone Girl: A Novel

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    • By Gillian Flynn
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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!"
  • Persuader (






UNABRIDGED) by Lee Child Narrated by Dick Hill

    Persuader

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    • By Lee Child
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    Jack Reacher. The ultimate loner. An elite ex-military cop who left the service years ago, he's moved from place to place...without family...without possessions...without commitments.

    Joanna says: "Child at His Best! A Must Read for Reacher Fans!"
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  • 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.

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UNABRIDGED) by Sandra Brown Narrated by Jonathan Davis

    Mean Streak

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    • By Sandra Brown
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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.

    Pita1957 says: "Interesting twisty plot, shallow characters"
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    Still Life: Chief Inspector Gamache, Book 1

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    • By Louise Penny
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    Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surêté du Québec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it’s a tragic hunting accident and nothing more, but Gamache smells something foul in these remote woods, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless bowhunter.

    meg says: "Great new series"
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UNABRIDGED) by Robert Galbraith Narrated by Robert Glenister

    The Silkworm

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    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"
  • The Mists of Adriana - Book II (






UNABRIDGED) by Roger M. Woodbury Narrated by James McSorley

    The Mists of Adriana - Book II

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    • By Roger M. Woodbury
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    Adriana Barrows returns to Maine following a disastrous intelligence-gathering mission in Pakistan. Unlike the extremely competent and capable woman the listener met in the first book, in Book II the listener meets the entirely "human" Adriana, one who will need to deal with her own weaknesses and frailties. Once again, the narrator tells her story, believing that from his past experiences, he perhaps alone can help her to heal.

  • The Program (






UNABRIDGED) by Charlie Lovett Narrated by Joy Nash

    The Program

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    A weight-loss clinic in New York City has an offer for you - give them $5,000 and they'll make you as thin as a supermodel. You can eat whatever you want and you'll never gain an ounce. Tempted? Fledgling journalist Karen Sumner would be - if only she had $5,000. When Karen finally walks through the blue and gold doors of The Program, though, she's on the trail of the hottest story of her career.

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    Under Skriftesegl

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    Kriminalassistent Roland Benito involverer sig af private grunde meget i en sag om en ung mand, der forsvinder sporløst efter en festlig aften med sine gamle klassekammerater i Aarhus' natteliv. Da han begynder at undersøge forholdene nærmere, viser det sig, at den efterlyste kommer fra en familie med grusomme hemmeligheder. Der er ingen spor at gå efter, Tobias Abrahamsen synes sunket i jorden, men så findes en pige død under uhyggelige omstændigheder i et kloster.

  • The Lie (






UNABRIDGED) by Ashley Fontainne Narrated by Andrea Emmes

    The Lie

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    Karmen Moncrille's name has been known throughout the world since the age of 16 when her first book shot to the top of the best-seller's list. Now everything she writes is an instant hit, and her legions of devoted fans eagerly await her next release. The mysterious Karmen always blamed debilitating panic attacks as the reason she avoided publicity and has become a recluse. Which is exactly what she wants the world to think.

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  • Alex [Danish Edition] (






UNABRIDGED) by Pierre Lemaitre, Elisabeth Ellekjær (translator) Narrated by Peter Milling

    Alex [Danish Edition]

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    Alex Prévost bliver brutalt overfaldet på åben gade og smidt ind i en hvid varevogn. Hendes kidnapper efterlader hende nøgen i et bur flere meter over jorden i en forladt fabriksejendom. Dagene går, og tiden er ved at rinde ud. Bliver det sulten, tørsten eller kulden, der gør det af med Alex først?

    Bortset fra et enkelt usikkert øjenvidne har kriminalkommissær Camille Verhoeven ingen spor at gå efter – ingen identitet på ofret, ingen savnede og ingen mistænkte.

  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service: James Bond, Book 11 (






UNABRIDGED) by Ian Fleming Narrated by David Tennant

    On Her Majesty's Secret Service: James Bond, Book 11

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    • By Ian Fleming
    • Narrated By David Tennant
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    In his Alpine base, Blofeld is developing biological weapons that will devastate Britain. Unaware of the danger, James Bond is about to marry Teresa di Vicenzo, the daughter of a Corsican Mafioso. But then he is sent to Switzerland. Bond's marriage and Blofeld's schemes disintegrate in a blizzard of gunfire and high-explosives from which neither man emerges the victor.

  • The Brotherhood of the Red Nile: A Terrorist Perspective (






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    The Brotherhood of the Red Nile: A Terrorist Perspective

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    As he reached the first step, he used his flashlight again, looking for trip wires, but didn't see any. He started slowly and deliberately climbing the stairs. One step closer, and he saw a pile of sticks of dynamite. He did the math and realized that if they went off, there wouldn't be anything left of the house, and certainly not of him.

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    The Killing Season

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    • By Mark Pearson
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    DI Jack Delaney is trying to make a clean break. Tormented by his troubled past, he has taken his young family out of London, swapping the mayhem of London for the tranquil calm of the North Norfolk coast. Except it's not so tranquil. After a terrible storm hits Sheringham, a body is discovered beneath a collapsed cliff. Natural disaster? No, this looks like murder, and Jack is the only local resident qualified to investigate.

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  • Soft Target II: Tank: Soft Target, Book 2 (






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    Soft Target II: Tank: Soft Target, Book 2

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    Conrad Jones has done it again with his Alec Ramsay books. Crime thriller writing that will have you chewing your fingers as you listen!

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    Conundrum: Iris Reid Mysteries, Book 1

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    When a Harvard Architecture School superstar plunges off the balcony at a graduation party, the police see an accident, not foul play. But fellow-student Iris Reid knows that any jealous member of the ruling clique would have relished pushing him off. Twenty years later, a reunion is luring the same cast of characters back to Cambridge. The opening night dinner is being held in a Modernist house that Iris has designed. She hopes to untangle the events that led to her friend's death. But the murderer has other plans.

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    Hunter: Crossfire, Book 2

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    • By Gennita Low
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