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  • The Escape | David Baldacci

    The Escape

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By David Baldacci
    • Narrated By Ron McLarty, Orlagh Cassidy
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    John Puller's older brother, Robert, was convicted of treason and national security crimes. His inexplicable escape from prison makes him the most wanted criminal in the country. Some in the government believe that John Puller represents their best chance at capturing Robert alive, and so Puller takes on the burden of bringing his brother in to face justice. But Puller quickly discovers that there are others pursuing his brother, who only see Robert as a traitor and are unconcerned if he survives.

    Kathryn says: "Worth the listen"
  • Escape from Sobibor | Richard Rashke

    Escape from Sobibor

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Richard Rashke
    • Narrated By Robert Blumenfeld
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    On October 14, 1943, 600 Jews imprisoned in Sobibor, a secret Nazi death camp in eastern Poland, revolted. They killed a dozen SS officers and guards, trampled the barbed wire fences, and raced across an open field filled with anti-tank mines. Against all odds, more than three hundred made it safely into the woods. Fifty of those men and women managed to survive the rest of the war. In this edition of Escape from Sobibor, fully updated in 2012, Richard Rashke tells their stories

    Simone says: "Narration is distractingly bad"
  • Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library | Chris Grabenstein

    Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Chris Grabenstein
    • Narrated By Jesse Bernstein
    Overall
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    Kyle Keeley is the class clown, popular with most kids, (if not the teachers), and an ardent fan of all games: board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative game maker in the world, just so happens to be the genius behind the building of the new town library. Lucky Kyle wins a coveted spot to be one of the first 12 kids in the library for an overnight of fun, food, and lots and lots of games. But when morning comes, the doors remain locked. Kyle and the other winners must solve every clue and every secret puzzle to find the hidden escape route.

    Princess Taylor says: "Written for the young but enjoyed by an adult."
  • The Auschwitz Escape | Joel C. Rosenberg

    The Auschwitz Escape

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Joel C. Rosenberg
    • Narrated By Christopher Lane
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    A terrible darkness has fallen upon Jacob Weisz’s beloved Germany. The Nazi regime, under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, has surged to power and now hold Germany by the throat. All non-Aryans - especially Jews like Jacob and his family - are treated like dogs. When tragedy strikes during one terrible night of violence, Jacob flees and joins rebel forces working to undermine the regime. But after a raid goes horribly wrong, Jacob finds himself in a living nightmare - trapped in a crowded, stinking car on the train to the Auschwitz death camp.

    DebaDeb says: "Amazing, horrifying, and heartwarming!"
  • Escape from Camp 14: One Man’s Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West | Blaine Harden

    Escape from Camp 14: One Man’s Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Blaine Harden
    • Narrated By Blaine Harden
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    North Korea is isolated and hungry, bankrupt and belligerent. It is also armed with nuclear weapons. Between 150,000 and 200,000 people are being held in its political prison camps, which have existed twice as long as Stalin’s Soviet gulags and twelve times as long as the Nazi concentration camps. Very few born and raised in these camps have escaped - but Shin Dong-hyuk did.

    Amanda says: "Worthwhile, but difficult on many levels."
  • Escape | Carolyn Jessop,Laura Palmer

    Escape

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Carolyn Jessop, Laura Palmer
    • Narrated By Ann Marie Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    When she was 18 years old, Carolyn Jessop was coerced into an arranged marriage with a total stranger - a man 32 years her senior. Merril Jessop already had three wives. But arranged plural marriages were an integral part of Carolyn's heritage: She was born into and raised in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), the radical offshoot of the Mormon Church.

    Cheryl D says: "Like a train wreck you can't turn away"
  • The Great Escape | Paul Brickhill

    The Great Escape

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Paul Brickhill
    • Narrated By Robert Whitfield
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    It was a split-second operation as delicate and as deadly as a time bomb. It demanded the concentrated devotion and vigilance of more than six hundred men for every hour, every day, and every night for more than a year. With only their bare hands and crude homemade tools, they sank shafts, built underground railroads, forged passports, drew maps, faked weapons, and tailored German clothes.

    says: "One of the most incredible stories of all time"
  • Job Escape Plan: The 7 Steps to Build a Home Business, Quit your Job & Enjoy the Freedom | Jyotsna Ramachandran

    Job Escape Plan: The 7 Steps to Build a Home Business, Quit your Job & Enjoy the Freedom

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Jyotsna Ramachandran
    • Narrated By Jessica Geffen, Michael Colman
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    You can escape your boring nine-to-five job in six months or less! How many times have you felt like quitting your monotonous day job? Have you ever felt that you should be following your heart and doing something better? Are you yearning for the freedom to do what you want, when you want and from wherever you want? Then, why are you still working for somebody else? The answer is simple. You are scared of the consequences of quitting your job.

  • Just for Now: Escape to New Zealand, Book Three | Rosalind James

    Just for Now: Escape to New Zealand, Book Three

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Rosalind James
    • Narrated By Claire Bocking
    Overall
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    There's no place like home... For teacher Jenna McKnight, nothing spells "heartbreak" like finding her husband with somebody else--in her bed. It's clearly time to reinvent herself. A new body, a new city, and a new job later, she's done just that. The beautiful Auckland villa isn't really her home, though. Finn Douglas and his kids aren't really her family, however much she wishes they were. And playing house can be a dangerous game. Rugby star Finn Douglas is just looking for a temporary nanny and housekeeper. Not a girlfriend, and definitely not a wife. He can't resist Jenna's cooking, it's true. Who knew he'd have so much trouble resisting her? He wants to do what's right for his kids. But waiting is so hard... Note: This romance, like New Zealand, contains a bit of steam. If that isn't your cuppa, maybe visit some other country... er, audiobook.

    PenName says: "Right as..."
  • Escape from Hell | Larry Niven,Jerry Pournelle

    Escape from Hell

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle
    • Narrated By Tom Weiner
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    Allan Carpentier escaped from hell once but remained haunted by what he saw and endured. He has now returned, on a mission to liberate those souls unfairly tortured and confined. Partnering with the famous poet and suicide, Sylvia Plath, Carpentier is a modern-day Christ who intends to harrow hell and free the damned. But now that he's returned to this Dantesque inferno, can he ever again leave?

    R. Reed says: "A confused book"
  • Sharpe's Escape: Book X of the Sharpe Series | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Escape: Book X of the Sharpe Series

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs)
    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Patrick Tull
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    It is 1810, and in Napoleon's determination to conquer Portugal, and push the British back to the sea, he sends his largest army yet across the Spanish frontier. But between the Portuguese border and Napoleon's seemingly certain victory are two obstacles; a wasted land, stripped of food by Wellington's orders, and Captain Richard Sharpe.

    Bradley says: "Three cheers for Patrick Tull!"
  • Escape from Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur | Pamela Slim

    Escape from Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Pamela Slim
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
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    Millions of people hate their jobs, or have recently lost one, and would love to start a small business. Yet very few actually try, because the process feels as scary as jumping off a cliff. No matter how boring or stressful a job might be, it's hard to give up a salary and benefits. But for some, it can be the smartest, happiest decision of a lifetime.

    nicholas says: "Well below expectation!"
  • Just for Fun: Escape to New Zealand, Book 4 | Rosalind James

    Just for Fun: Escape to New Zealand, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Rosalind James
    • Narrated By Claire Bocking
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Nic Wilkinson is a responsible, organized, disciplined rugby player at the top of his game. Emma Martens is a sometimes-scattered, often-emotional, and always-broke would-be designer with a big chip on her shoulder where Nic's concerned. They have no history together, except one perfect week. Nothing in common anymore, except the most important thing of all. Getting together again would be messy. Complicated. Scary. And, just maybe, worth every risk.

    Mom on the Run says: "Emotional and Lovely"
  • Just Not Mine: Escape to New Zealand, Book 6 | Rosalind James

    Just Not Mine: Escape to New Zealand, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Rosalind James
    • Narrated By Claire Bocking
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Hugh Latimer's coping with a few problems just now. A broken hand, missing the European rugby tour... and a half-brother and sister who are playing havoc with his love life. Instead of packing down in the scrum, he's driving the carpool to ballet - or forgetting it's his turn. When he hears his neighbor wailing out bad pop in the wee hours, it's the last straw.

    Christina says: "Another amazing escape to the lovely New Zealand"
  • Lockdown: Escape from Furnace, Book 1 | Alexander Gordon Smith

    Lockdown: Escape from Furnace, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Alexander Gordon Smith
    • Narrated By Alex Kalajzic
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Beneath heaven is hell. Beneath hell is Furnace. Furnace Penitentiary. The world's most secure prison for young offenders, buried a mile beneath the earth's surface. One way in, no way out. Once you're here, you're here until you die, and for most of the inmates that doesn't take long - not with the sadistic guards and the bloodthirsty gangs. Convicted of a murder he didn't commit, sentenced to life without parole, 'new fish' Alex Sawyer knows he has two choices: find a way out, or resign himself to a death behind bars.

    Ann says: "Boys will love it!"
  • Escape Velocity: Free Your Company's Future from the Pull of the Past | Geoffrey A. Moore

    Escape Velocity: Free Your Company's Future from the Pull of the Past

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Geoffrey A. Moore
    • Narrated By Rick Adamson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    From the world’s leading high-tech strategist comes the definitive road map to help established companies create next-generation growth.

    John says: "Best Strategy Book on Earth"
  • Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average, and Do Work That Matters | Jon Acuff

    Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average, and Do Work That Matters

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Jon Acuff
    • Narrated By Jon Acuff
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    There are only two paths in life: average and awesome. The average path is easy because all you have to do is nothing. The awesome path is more challenging, because things like fear only bother you when you do work that matters. The good news is Start gives listeners practical, actionable insights to be more awesome, more often.

    Peter says: "START made me STOP listening fast"
  • Escape!: The Story of the Great Houdini | Sid Fleischman

    Escape!: The Story of the Great Houdini

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated By Taylor Mali, Sid Fleischman
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    Nothing could hold him! He was the Escape King! He was The Great Houdini! His was a life life where fact and fiction blend into one amazing tale.This witty and insightful biography by Newbery Award Winner Sid Fleischman tells as much as it dares!

    Russell says: "Interesting book"
  • The Escape | David Baldacci

    The Escape

    • ABRIDGED (9 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By David Baldacci
    • Narrated By Ron McLarty
    Overall
    (54)
    Performance
    (46)
    Story
    (45)

    John Puller's older brother, Robert, was convicted of treason and national security crimes. His inexplicable escape from prison makes him the most wanted criminal in the country. Some in the government believe that John Puller represents their best chance at capturing Robert alive, and so Puller takes on the burden of bringing his brother in to face justice.

    Scott Bayman says: "Disappointing"
  • Just My Luck: Escape to New Zealand, Book 5 | Rosalind James

    Just My Luck: Escape to New Zealand, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Rosalind James
    • Narrated By Claire Bocking
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (161)
    Performance
    (145)
    Story
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    Nate Torrance has a job to do, and the biggest rugby boots in the world to fill. He can't afford to lose his focus, especially not to a brown-eyed Canadian who pushes all his buttons and looks much too good in a climbing harness. Allison Villiers may not know what she wants to do with her life, but she's clear about one thing. She's not impressed by the new captain of the All Blacks, however big a deal he is to the rest of New Zealand.

    PenName says: "Man Code Explained"
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