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    • Lethal White

    • A Cormoran Strike Novel
    • By: Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
    • Length: 22 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249

    When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed, and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story. But before Strike can question him further, Billy bolts from his office in a panic. Trying to get to the bottom of Billy's story, Strike and Robin Ellacott - once his assistant, now a partner in the agency - set off on a twisting trail that leads them through the backstreets of London....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ready for the next one now!

    • By N Fox on 09-20-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Noble Beginnings

    • By: L. T. Ryan
    • Narrated by: Dennis Holland
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 747
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 635
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 635

    In March of 2002, while the eyes of the world focused on Afghanistan, Jack Noble finds himself on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. A Marine in name only, Jack is on loan to the CIA. Normally an integral part of the team, he finds that he is nothing more than a security detail in Iraq.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • not at all believable

    • By SandraW on 09-09-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sharp Objects

    • By: Gillian Flynn
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24,957
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21,958
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21,948

    Words are like a road map to reporter Camille Preaker's troubled past. Fresh from a brief stay at a psychiatric hospital, Camille's first assignment from the second-rate daily paper where she works brings her reluctantly back to her hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pitch Perfect Performance

    • By theenglishmajor on 02-14-14

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Down the River unto the Sea

    • By: Walter Mosley
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 870
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 795
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 796

    Joe King Oliver was one of the NYPD's finest investigators, until, dispatched to arrest a well-heeled car thief, he is framed for assault by his enemies within the NYPD, a charge which lands him in solitary at Rikers Island. A decade later, King is a private detective, running his agency with the help of his teenage daughter, Aja-Denise. Broken by the brutality he suffered and committed in equal measure while behind bars, his work and his daughter are the only light in his solitary life. When he receives a card in the mail from the woman who admits she was paid to frame him those years ago, King realizes that he has no choice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By Claudia Peebler on 03-03-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Outsider

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27,434
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25,208
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25,102

    An 11-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Had Great Promise, Ended Pretty Badly

    • By terri on 08-08-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Something in the Water

    • By: Catherine Steadman
    • Narrated by: Catherine Steadman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,929
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21,268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21,184

    Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough, Mark a handsome investment banker with big plans. Passionately in love, they embark on a dream honeymoon to the tropical island of Bora Bora, where they enjoy the sun, the sand, and each other. Then, while scuba diving in the crystal blue sea, they find something in the water....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Give this a HARD PASS

    • By 3dewdrops on 06-27-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • A Simple Favor

    • A Novel
    • By: Darcey Bell
    • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Xe Sands, Matthew Waterson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,673
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,528
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,522

    It starts with a simple favor - an ordinary kindness mothers do for one another. When her best friend, Emily, asks Stephanie to pick up her son, Nicky, after school, she happily says yes. Nicky and her son, Miles, are classmates and best friends, and the five-year-olds love being together - just like she and Emily. A widow and stay-at-home mommy blogger living in woodsy suburban Connecticut, Stephanie was lonely until she met Emily, a sophisticated PR executive whose job in Manhattan demands so much of her time. But Emily doesn't come back.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Simply average......

    • By MA Reviewer on 04-09-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Juror #3

    • By: James Patterson, Nancy Allen
    • Narrated by: Megan Tusing
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 198

    The murder of a woman from one of the town's oldest families has Rosedale's upper crust howling for blood, and the prosecutor is counting on Ruby's inexperience to help him deliver a swift conviction. Ruby's client is a college football star who has returned home after a career-ending injury, and she is determined to build a defense that will stick. She finds help in unexpected quarters from Suzanne, a hard-charging attorney armed to the teeth, and Shorty, a diner cook who knows more than he lets on.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Juror #3

    • By Thomas on 09-11-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The President Is Missing

    • By: Bill Clinton, James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Dennis Quaid, January LaVoy, Peter Ganim, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9,623
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8,850
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8,802

    The White House is the home of the president of the United States, the most guarded, monitored, closely watched person in the world. So how could a US president vanish without a trace? And why would he choose to do so? An unprecedented collaboration between President Bill Clinton and the world's best-selling novelist, James Patterson, The President Is Missing is a breathtaking story from the pinnacle of power.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Wanted it to be so much better

    • By K. Moeller on 06-18-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Fourth Monkey

    • By: J. D. Barker
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini, Graham Winton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,840
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,832

    Se7en meets The Silence of the Lambs in this dark and twisting novel from the author Jeffery Deaver called "a talented writer with a delightfully devious mind". For over five years, the Four Monkey Killer has terrorized the residents of Chicago. When his body is found, the police quickly realize he was on his way to deliver one final message, one that proves he has taken another victim, who may still be alive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Twisted Knives And Killer Humor

    • By Charles Atkinson on 08-15-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Pieces of Her

    • By: Karin Slaughter
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
    • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,688
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,585
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,577

    What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone you never knew at all? Andrea Cooper knows everything about her mother, Laura. She knows Laura has spent nearly her whole life in the small beach town of Belle Isle, Georgia; she knows Laura's never wanted anything more than to lead a quiet, normal life in this conventional community; she knows Laura's a kind and beloved speech pathologist who helps others; she knows Laura's never kept a secret in her life. Andrea knows that Laura is everything she isn't - confident, settled, sure of herself. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • OUTSTANDING BOOK!!

    • By shelley on 08-22-18

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Reckoning

    • A Novel
    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Michael Beck
    • Length: 17 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Pete Banning was Clanton's favorite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, a father, a neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then one cool October morning in 1946, he rose early, drove into town, walked into the church, and calmly shot and killed the Reverend Dexter Bell. 

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Leverage in Death

    • In Death Series, Book 47
    • By: J. D. Robb
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,238
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,143
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,141

    For the airline executives finalizing a merger that would make news in the business world, the nine a.m. meeting would be a major milestone. But after marketing VP Paul Rogan walked into the plush conference room, strapped with explosives, the headlines told of death and destruction instead. The NYPSD’s Eve Dallas confirms that Rogan was cruelly coerced by two masked men holding his family hostage. His motive was saving his wife and daughter - but what was the motive of the masked men? 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another well done entry

    • By IreneMBBT on 09-05-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Catch Me

    • A Novel
    • By: Lisa Gardner
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,180
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,604
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,613

    Charlene Rosalind Carter Grant believes that she will be murdered in four days. And she wants Boston’s top detective to handle her death investigation. It will be up close and personal. No evidence of forced entry, no sign of struggle. Charlie tells a chilling story: Each year at 8:00 p.m. on January 21, a woman has died. The victims have been childhood best friends from a small town in New Hampshire; the motive remains unknown. Now only one friend, Charlie, remains to count down her final hours.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Catch this great thriller

    • By Jennifer on 04-17-12

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Tailspin

    • By: Sandra Brown
    • Narrated by: Victor Slezak
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 941
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 859
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 860

    Rye Mallett, a fearless "freight dog" pilot charged with flying cargo to far-flung locations, is often rough-spoken and all business, but soft on regulations when they get in the way of meeting a deadline. But he does have a rock-solid reputation: He will fly in the foulest weather, day or night, and deliver the goods safely to their destination. So when Rye is asked to fly into a completely fogbound northern Georgia town and deliver a mysterious black box to a Dr. Lambert, he doesn't ask questions. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Victor Got His Groove

    • By Empress Karen on 08-08-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Texas Ranger

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Christopher Ryan Grant
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 737
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 668
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 664

    Across the ranchlands and cities of his home state, Rory Yates's discipline and law-enforcement skills have carried him far: from local highway patrolman to the honorable rank of Texas Ranger. He arrives in his hometown to find a horrifying crime scene and a scathing accusation: he is named a suspect in the murder of his ex-wife, Anne, a devoted teacher whose only controversial act was ending her marriage to a Ranger. In search of the killer, Yates plunges into the inferno of the most twisted and violent minds he's ever encountered, vowing to never surrender. 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • James Patterson where are you???

    • By Vicky St. John on 08-22-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Crossing

    • By: Michael Connelly
    • Narrated by: Titus Welliver
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,631
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,514
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,465

    Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his help. The murder rap against his client seems ironclad, but Mickey is sure it's a setup. Though it goes against all his instincts, Bosch takes the case. With the secret help of his former LAPD partner, Lucia Soto, he turns the investigation inside the police department. But as Bosch gets closer to discovering the truth, he makes himself a target.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I just loved this book; every last bit of it

    • By Michele B on 11-10-15

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Shadow Tyrants

    • The Oregon Files Series, Book 13
    • By: Clive Cussler, Boyd Morrison
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 321
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 305
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303

    Nearly 2,000 years ago, an Eastern emperor charged a small group with safeguarding secrets powerful enough to change the history of mankind. They went down in legend as the Nine Unknown Men - and now two rival factions of their descendants are fighting a mighty battle. Both sides think they are saving the world, but their tactics could very well bring about the end of humankind. Soon, Juan Cabrillo and his team of expert operatives aboard the Oregon find themselves trapped between two adversaries, both of whom are willing to use shocking means to accomplish their goals. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Overall, this was a pretty average book.

    • By Samuel on 09-18-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Dark Sacred Night

    • A Ballard and Bosch Novel
    • By: Michael Connelly
    • Narrated by: Christine Lakin, Titus Welliver
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Renée Ballard is working the night beat again and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours only to find a stranger rifling through old file cabinets. The intruder is retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard kicks him out but then checks into the case herself, and it brings a deep tug of empathy and anger. Bosch is investigating the death of 15-year-old Daisy Clayton, a runaway on the streets of Hollywood who was brutally murdered and her body left in a dumpster like so much trash. Now, Ballard joins forces with Bosch. 

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Woman in the Window

    • A Novel
    • By: A. J. Finn
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16,434
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15,114
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15,065

    Anna Fox lives alone - a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times...and spying on her neighbors. Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, mother, their teenaged son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn't, her world begins to crumble. And its shocking secrets are laid bare.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • STAY AWAY!!!

    • By Susan Olson on 06-02-18

    Regular price: $34.22

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