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  • In a Dark, Dark Wood | Ruth Ware

    In a Dark, Dark Wood

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Ruth Ware
    • Narrated By Imogen Church
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    Leonora, known to some as Lee and others as Nora, is a reclusive crime writer, unwilling to leave her nest of an apartment unless it is absolutely necessary. When a friend she hasn't seen or spoken to in years unexpectedly invites Nora (Lee) to a weekend away in an eerie glass house deep in the English countryside, she reluctantly agrees to make the trip.

    Kim says: "I needed for it to end"
  • The Woman in Cabin 10 | Ruth Ware

    The Woman in Cabin 10

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Ruth Ware
    • Narrated By Imogen Church
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    Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the Aurora, begins her voyage in the picturesque North Sea. At first Lo's stay is nothing but pleasant: The cabins are plush, the dinner parties are sparkling, and the guests are elegant. But as the week wears on, frigid winds whip the deck, and gray skies fall.

    ROBIN says: "Hours and hours of tired..."
  • Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg | Irin Carmon,Shana Knizhnik

    Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik
    • Narrated By Andi Arndt
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    Nearly a half century into being a feminist and legal pioneer, something funny happened to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The octogenarian won the Internet. Across America, people who weren't even born when Ginsburg made her name are tattooing themselves with her face, setting her famously searing dissents to music, and making viral videos in tribute.

    Jessica says: "Great story about a fascinating person, however..."
  • The Crossing Places | Elly Griffiths

    The Crossing Places

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Elly Griffiths
    • Narrated By Jane McDowell
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    When she's not digging up bones or other ancient objects, Ruth Galloway lectures at the University of North Norfolk. She lives happily alone in a remote place called Saltmarsh overlooking the North Sea and, for company; she has her cats Flint and Sparky, and Radio 4. When a child's bones are found in the marshes near an ancient site that Ruth worked on ten years earlier, Ruth is asked to date them.

    Sara says: "An atmospheric creepy mystery set in Saltmarsh"
  • A Room Full of Bones: A Ruth Galloway Investigation, Book 4 | Elly Griffiths

    A Room Full of Bones: A Ruth Galloway Investigation, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Elly Griffiths
    • Narrated By Jane McDowell
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    It is Halloween night, and the local museum in King's Lynn is preparing for an unusual event - the opening of a coffin containing the bones of a medieval bishop. But when Ruth Galloway arrives to supervise, she finds the museum's curator lying dead beside the coffin. It is only a matter of time before she and DI Nelson cross paths once more, as he is called in to investigate. Soon the museum's wealthy owner lies dead in his stables, too. These two deaths could be from natural causes - but Nelson isn't convinced.

    Sires says: "Elly Griffith Is Back in Better Form"
  • The House at Sea's End | Elly Griffiths

    The House at Sea's End

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Elly Griffiths
    • Narrated By Jane McDowell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    A team of archaeologists, investigating coastal erosion on the north Norfolk coast, unearth six bodies buried at the foot of a cliff. How long have they been there? What could have happened to them? Forensics expert Ruth Galloway and DCI Nelson are drawn together again to unravel the past. Tests reveal that the bodies have lain, preserved in the sand, for sixty years. The mystery of their deaths stretches back to the Second World War, a time when Great Britain was threatened by invasion.

    Sara says: "A Shaky Series Installment"
  • The Janus Stone | Elly Griffiths

    The Janus Stone

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Elly Griffiths
    • Narrated By Jane McDowell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway is called in to investigate when builders, demolishing a large old house in Norwich to make way for a housing development, uncover the bones of a child beneath a doorway - minus the skull. Is it some ritual sacrifice or just plain straightforward murder? DCI Harry Nelson would like to find out - and fast.

    Sara says: "Return to Salt Marsh & Mysterious Archeology"
  • The Woman in Blue: The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 8 | Elly Griffiths

    The Woman in Blue: The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 8

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Elly Griffiths
    • Narrated By Jane McDowell
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    The murder of women priests in the shrine town of Walsingham sucks Dr. Ruth Galloway into an unholy investigation. Ruth's friend, Cathbad, is housesitting in Walsingham, a Norfolk village famous as a centre for pilgrimages to the Virgin Mary. One night, Cathbad sees a strange vision in the graveyard beside the cottage: a young woman dressed in blue.

    Elaine says: "Great atmosphere of ecclesiastical odd stuff "
  • The Outcast Dead: Ruth Galloway, Book 6 | Elly Griffiths

    The Outcast Dead: Ruth Galloway, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Elly Griffiths
    • Narrated By Clare Corbett
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    Forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway has excavated a body from the grounds of Norwich Castle, a forbidding edifice that was once a prison. She believes the body may be that of infamous Victorian murderess Jemima Green. Called Mother Hook for her claw-like hand, Jemima was hanged in 1867 for the murder of five children in her care. DCI Harry Nelson has no time for long-dead killers. Immersed in the case of three infants found dead, one after the other, in their King’s Lynn home, he’s convinced that a family member is responsible, though others on his team think differently.

    C. A. Gelsinger says: "You gotta understand, I love this series"
  • Drowning Ruth | Christina Schwarz

    Drowning Ruth

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Christina Schwarz
    • Narrated By Blair Brown
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    Deftly written and emotionally powerful, Drowning Ruth is a stunning portrait of the ties that bind sisters together and the forces that tear them apart, of the dangers of keeping secrets and the explosive repercussions when they are exposed. A mesmerizing and achingly beautiful debut.

    Steven says: "Drowning Ruth"
  • The Ghost Fields: Ruth Galloway, Book 7 | Elly Griffiths

    The Ghost Fields: Ruth Galloway, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Elly Griffiths
    • Narrated By Clare Corbett
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    Norfolk is experiencing a July heat wave when a construction crew unearths a macabre discovery - a buried World War II plane with the pilot still inside. Forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway quickly realizes that the skeleton couldn't possibly be the pilot, and DNA tests identify the man as Fred Blackstock, a local aristocrat who had been reported dead at sea. When the remaining members of the Blackstock family learn about the discovery, they seem strangely frightened by the news.

    Wendy says: "All in all, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you enjoy the play?"
  • Always Mine: The Barrington Billionaires, Book 1 | Ruth Cardello

    Always Mine: The Barrington Billionaires, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Ruth Cardello
    • Narrated By Robin Rowan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    When it comes to getting what he wants, Asher Barrington is a hammer who is known for crushing his opponents. From the moment Emily walks into his office and challenges him, winning takes on a whole new meaning. The only thing standing between Emily Harris and her goal to open a museum for the blind is an arrogant, sexy as hell billionaire, who thinks sleeping with her will not complicate the situation. He won't change. She won't back down. But together they sizzle.

    Bernie says: "Always Mine review"
  • A Tale for the Time Being | Ruth Ozeki

    A Tale for the Time Being

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Ruth Ozeki
    • Narrated By Ruth Ozeki
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    In Tokyo, 16-year-old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates' bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao first plans to document the life of her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who's lived more than a century. A diary is Nao's only solace - and will touch lives in ways she can scarcely imagine. Across the Pacific, we meet Ruth, a novelist living on a remote island who discovers a collection of artifacts washed ashore in a Hello Kitty lunchbox - possibly debris from the devastating 2011 tsunami.

    Karen says: "Engaging story beautifully read"
  • Dying Fall: A Ruth Galloway Investigation | Elly Griffiths

    Dying Fall: A Ruth Galloway Investigation

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Elly Griffiths
    • Narrated By Clare Corbett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Ruth Galloway receives a phone call that bears shocking news. A friend of hers from college, Dan Golding, has been killed in a fire at his Lancashire home. Her shock turns to alarm when she gets a letter from Dan. He has made a discovery that will change archaeology forever but he needs Ruth's advice. Even more alarming, he sounds vulnerable and frightened. DCI Harry Nelson is also rediscovering his past. Up north for a holiday, he meets his former colleague Sandy MacLeod, now at Blackpool CID.

    Aryn says: "Still a great series"
  • Vita Brevis: A Crime Novel of the Roman Empire: Medicus, Book 7 | Ruth Downie

    Vita Brevis: A Crime Novel of the Roman Empire: Medicus, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Ruth Downie
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Ruso and Tilla's excitement at arriving in Rome with their new baby daughter is soon dulled by their discovery that the grand facades of polished marble mask an underworld of corrupt landlords and vermin-infested tenements. There are also far too many doctors - some skilled - but others positively dangerous.

    Patricia says: "Thank you for another completely wonderful listen!"
  • My Own Words

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mary Hartnett, Wendy W. Williams
    • Narrated By Linda Lavin
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    The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993 - a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture. My Own Words is a selection of writings and speeches by Justice Ginsburg on wide-ranging topics, including gender equality, the workways of the Supreme Court, being Jewish, law and lawyers in opera, and more.

  • The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir | Ruth Wariner

    The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Ruth Wariner
    • Narrated By Ruth Wariner
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    Ruth Wariner was the 39th of her father's 42 children. Growing up on a farm in rural Mexico, where authorities turned a blind eye to the practices of her community, Ruth lives in a ramshackle house without indoor plumbing or electricity. At church, preachers teach that God will punish the wicked by destroying the world and that women can ascend to heaven only by entering into polygamous marriages and giving birth to as many children as possible.

    Julie says: "I wish this was fiction..."
  • Ghost Times Two: A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Carolyn Hart
    • Narrated By Ann Marie Lee
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    Bailey Ruth Raeburn's latest mission is to guide the happy-go-lucky spirit of a deceased young man named Jimmy to the next life. But Jimmy is determined to watch over his still-living girlfriend, Megan, whom he wants to be happy even without him - which is easier said than done.

  • Trade It All: The Barrington Billionaires, Book 3 | Ruth Cardello

    Trade It All: The Barrington Billionaires, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Ruth Cardello
    • Narrated By Robin Rowan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Lance Barrington's priority is business, not pleasure. Only one woman has ever been able to turn him inside out: Willa Chambers, his sister's best friend. Forbidden. Scandalous. Unforgettable. They've spent the last 10 years trying to forget one night. When Willa and Lance are thrown together again, things heat up fast. Loving him almost destroyed her the first time. This time, will it heal her?

    Amazon Customer says: "Book is better"
  • Get Your Sh!t Together | Ruth Field

    Get Your Sh!t Together

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Ruth Field
    • Narrated By Ruth Field
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    The B!tch is back…and she's brought The Grit Doctor along for the ride. What’s in your handbag? To-do lists scrawled on the back of receipts? An unpaid bill? Half a chocolate bar, covered in fluff? Is your handbag a metaphor for the rest of your life? Has becoming a capable, poised grown-up turned out to be more complicated than you imagined? If you answered yes to any of these questions, and if you're tired of the crappy stuff in life grinding you down, then it's time to stop whining and Get Your Sh!t Together.

    Danielle Vincent says: "Not the book for me."
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