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    • Long Road to Mercy

    • By: David Baldacci
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley, Kyf Brewer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,473
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,294
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,289

    Eeny, meeny, miny, moe. Catch a tiger by its toe. It's seared into Atlee Pine's memory: the kidnapper's chilling rhyme as he chose between six-year-old Atlee and her twin sister, Mercy. Mercy was taken. Atlee was spared. She never saw Mercy again. Three decades after that terrifying night, Atlee Pine works for the FBI. She's the lone agent assigned to the Shattered Rock, Arizona resident agency, which is responsible for protecting the Grand Canyon. So when one of the Grand Canyon's mules is found stabbed to death at the bottom of the canyon - and its rider missing - Pine is called in to investigate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Baldacci still has it!!!!

    • By shelley on 11-14-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Dark Sacred Night

    • A Ballard and Bosch Novel
    • By: Michael Connelly
    • Narrated by: Christine Lakin, Titus Welliver
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,356
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,087

    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. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of Connelly's best; great narration!

    • By Wayne on 10-31-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Look Alive Twenty-Five

    • A Stephanie Plum Novel
    • By: Janet Evanovich
    • Narrated by: Lorelei King
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,340
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,204

    There's nothing like a good deli, and the Red River Deli in Trenton is one of the best. World-famous for its pastrami, cole slaw, and for its disappearing managers. Over the last month, three have vanished from the face of the earth, and the only clue in each case is one shoe that's been left behind. The police are baffled. Lula is convinced that it's a case of alien abduction. Whatever it is, they'd better figure out what's going on before they lose their new manager, Ms. Stephanie Plum.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I waited for this???

    • By karen on 11-14-18

    Regular price: $22.40

    • Lethal White

    • A Cormoran Strike Novel
    • By: Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
    • Length: 22 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,778
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,488
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,461

    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
    • Best 22 hours of the last week

    • By Jennifer on 09-27-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Retreat

    • By: Mark Edwards
    • Narrated by: Simon Mattacks
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,808
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,643
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,639

    Two years ago, Julia lost her family in a tragic accident. Her husband drowned trying to save their daughter, Lily, in the river near their rural home. But the little girl’s body was never found - and Julia believes Lily is somehow still alive. Alone and broke, Julia opens her house as a writers’ retreat. One of the first guests is Lucas, a horror novelist, who becomes obsessed with finding out what happened to Lily. But within days of his arrival, the peace of the retreat is shattered by a series of eerie events.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • sum is greater than its parts.

    • By Kindle Customer on 10-06-18

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Cut and Run

    • By: Mary Burton
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 974
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 867
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 864

    Trauma victims are not new to medical examiner Faith McIntyre, but this one is different. The unconscious woman clinging to life after a hit and run is FBI agent Macy Crow. What the woman from Quantico was doing in a dark alley after midnight is just one mystery. The other is more unsettling: Macy is Faith’s mirror image - the twin sister she never knew she had. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Twisted Fast Fun & Free (to borrow)...

    • By shelley on 10-19-18

    Regular price: $14.99

    • The Cuckoo's Calling

    • By: Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25,915
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23,664
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23,648

    After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: his sister, the legendary supermodel Lula Landry, famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and desperate designers, and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure, enticement, seduction, and delusion known to man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unbelievable debut mystery set in London

    • By Tracey on 05-26-13

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Black Echo: Harry Bosch Series, Book 1

    • By: Michael Connelly
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,344
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,328

    For LAPD homicide cop Harry Bosch - hero, maverick, nighthawk - the body in the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is more than another anonymous statistic. This one is personal. The dead man, Billy Meadows, was a fellow Vietnam "tunnel rat" who fought side by side with him in a nightmare underground war that brought them to the depths of hell.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • What a Terrific Book

    • By Daniel McAfee on 08-01-08

    Regular price: $27.27

    • Holy Ghost

    • A Virgil Flowers Novel
    • By: John Sandford
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,056
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,912
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,898

    Pinion, Minnesota: a metropolis of all of 700 souls. Nothing ever happened there - until the mayor of sorts (campaign slogan: "I'll Do What I Can") and a buddy come up with a scheme to put Pinion on the map. They'd heard of a place where a floating image of the Virgin Mary had turned the whole town into a shrine, attracting thousands of pilgrims. And all those pilgrims needed food, shelter, all kinds of crazy things, right? They'd all get rich! What could go wrong? When the dead body shows up, they find out, and that's only the beginning of their troubles - and Virgil Flowers'....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • F*****G Flowers and Frozen Pot Pies!!!!

    • By shelley on 10-10-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Their Lost Daughters

    • A Jackman and Evans Thriller
    • By: Joy Ellis
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 691
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 648
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 650

    Deep in the muddy fields of the Lincolnshire Fens, a teenage girl is found wandering, delirious, claiming to have been drugged at a party. Metres away, the drowned body of another girl is found on an isolated beach. And all this on a small stretch of land where, nearly 10 years ago, the shocking disappearance of a young girl remains an open case.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well written, excellent performance

    • By 🌿🌸Susynne🌸🌿 on 06-16-18

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Career of Evil

    • By: Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
    • Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,153
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12,276
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,221

    Audie Award, Mystery, 2016. When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past who he thinks could be responsible - and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Characters Mean Everything

    • By Charles Atkinson on 11-09-15

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Bone Farm

    • A Jane Hawk Case File
    • By: Dean Koontz
    • Narrated by: Elisabeth Rodgers, James Anderson Foster
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,377
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,250
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,245

    An audio original novella featuring bestselling author Dean Koontz’s compelling new heroine, Jane Hawk. From the case files of the former FBI agent before she became the nation’s most wanted fugitive - The Bone Farm details a desperate man-hunt for a serial killer before he murders again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gritty/Realistic

    • By QueenEve on 05-19-18

    Regular price: $1.99

    • The Girl in the Spider's Web

    • A Lisbeth Salander Novel, Continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series
    • By: David Lagercrantz
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,656
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,930
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17,895

    In this adrenaline-charged, up-to-the-moment political thriller, Stieg Larsson's Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist are back. The troubled genius hacker and crusading journalist thrilled the world in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, which have sold more than 80 million copies worldwide.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • So thankful we still have Lizbeth!

    • By AudioAddict on 09-04-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Silkworm

    • By: Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
    • Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,525
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,174
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,141

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Made Alligator Alley fly by

    • By Tracey on 06-26-14

    Regular price: $29.65

    • 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 2,677
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,445
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,428

    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
    • Captivating

    • By Jean on 09-23-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    • The Millennium Series, Book 1
    • By: Stieg Larsson, Reg Keeland - translator
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34,684
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,441
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,512

    Why we think it’s a great listen: How do you one-up a book that’s already a global literary phenomenon? Hire Simon Vance to (flawlessly) interpret the loves, lives, and murders of Sweden’s cold and secret-filled world. A spellbinding amalgam of murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue. It's about the disappearance 40 years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN

    • By Pamela M on 03-02-09

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Twelve Slays of Christmas

    • A Christmas Tree Farm Mystery
    • By: Jacqueline Frost
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 311

    When Holly White's fiancé cancels their Christmas Eve wedding with less than two weeks to go, Holly heads home with a broken heart. Lucky for her, home in historic Mistletoe, Maine is magical during Christmastime - exactly what the doctor prescribed. Except her plan to drown her troubles in peppermints and snickerdoodles is upended when local grouch and president of the Mistletoe Historical Society, Margaret Fenwick, is bludgeoned and left in the sleigh display at Reindeer Games, Holly's family tree farm.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Delightful Christmas Treat

    • By Beatrice on 10-15-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Tripwire

    • Jack Reacher, Book 3
    • By: Lee Child
    • Narrated by: Johnathan McClain
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,928
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,286
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,299

    Reacher's anonymity in Florida is shattered by an investigator who's come looking for him. But hours after his arrival, the stranger is murdered. Retracing the PI's trail back to New York, Reacher's compelled to find out who was looking for him and why. He never expects the reasons to be so personal - and twisted.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Slower pace than first 2 books

    • By Dogs & Horses on 04-12-13

    Regular price: $17.50

    • You Don't Own Me

    • By: Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 258
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257

    When TV producer Laurie Moran investigates an unsolved murder, she becomes entangled in a web of long-buried secrets and begins to wonder if her own life is in grave danger as a mysterious stalker plots revenge. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good, Clean Suspense/Mystery

    • By LaVon Barney on 11-12-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Still Life

    • Chief Inspector Gamache, Book 1
    • By: Louise Penny
    • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,726
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,147
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,129

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A rare find

    • By Alex on 01-16-15

    Regular price: $27.99

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