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    • Redemption

    • Memory Man Series, Book 5
    • By: David Baldacci
    • Narrated by: Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,239
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,810
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,776

    Amos Decker and his FBI partner Alex Jamison are visiting his hometown of Burlington, Ohio, when he's approached by an unfamiliar man. But he instantly recognizes the man's name: Meryl Hawkins. He's the first person Decker ever arrested for murder back when he was a young detective. Though a dozen years in prison have left Hawkins unrecognizably aged and terminally ill, one thing hasn't changed: He maintains he never committed the murders. Could it be possible that Decker made a mistake all those years ago?   

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Like cordwood the bodies stack up...

    • By shelley on 04-17-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Big Sky

    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Jason Isaacs
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247

     

    Jackson Brodie has relocated to a quiet seaside village, in the occasional company of his recalcitrant teenage son and an aging Labrador, both at the discretion of his ex-partner Julia. It's picturesque, but there's something darker lurking behind the scenes. Jackson's current job, gathering proof of an unfaithful husband for his suspicious wife, is fairly standard-issue, but a chance encounter with a desperate man on a crumbling cliff leads him into a sinister network - and back across the path of his old friend Reggie. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Stay with it

    • By RJ Wiley on 07-06-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Sunset Beach

    • By: Mary Kay Andrews
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 868
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 788
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 786

    Drue Campbell’s life is adrift. Out of a job and down on her luck, life doesn’t seem to be getting any better when her estranged father, Brice Campbell, a flamboyant personal injury attorney, shows up at her mother’s funeral after a 20-year absence. Worse, he’s remarried - to Drue’s eighth-grade frenemy, Wendy, now his office manager. And they’re offering her a job. It seems like the job from hell, but the offer is sweetened by the news of her inheritance - her grandparents’ beach bungalow in the sleepy town of Sunset Beach.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love when a book takes me completely by surprise

    • By Charlsa on 05-08-19

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Truth and Lies

    • A DI Amy Winter Thriller, Book 1
    • By: Caroline Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,761
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,444
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,432

    DI Amy Winter is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her highly respected police officer father. But when a letter arrives from the prison cell of Lillian Grimes, one half of a notorious husband-and-wife serial-killer team, it contains a revelation that will tear her life apart. Responsible for a string of heinous killings decades ago, Lillian is pure evil. A psychopathic murderer. And Amy’s biological mother. Now, she is ready to reveal the location of three of her victims - but only if Amy plays along with her twisted game.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting Story

    • By Lia on 12-26-18

    Regular price: $18.19

    • 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 9,524
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8,984
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,950

    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
    • 🍊🍾🔑🤺🗡🏇🏼💊Only Sorry There’s No Book Five Yet 💵🧯🔦📞♟🎨🐴

    • By Gretchen SLP on 01-08-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Fortune Furlough

    • By: Jana DeLeon
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 526
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 486
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 484

    Fortune, Ida Belle, and Gertie are finally off to Florida on the vacation they’ve always talked about. Days filled with white sand, turquoise water, and fruity drinks are the only thing on the agenda. But when Gertie’s “hot date” turns up dead and she’s the number one suspect, they’re forced to hang up their bathing suits and shift to investigating mode.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another wild ride with the girls!

    • By karen santiago on 06-13-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Long Road to Mercy

    • By: David Baldacci
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley, Kyf Brewer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8,193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,457
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7,412

    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
    • Damn, Baldacci is good!

    • By Wayne 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 6,896
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,338
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,301

    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. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • So So

    • By Paul Beer on 11-16-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Thin Air

    • Jessica Shaw, Book 1
    • By: Lisa Gray
    • Narrated by: Amy Landon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 485
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 412
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 406

    Private investigator Jessica Shaw is used to getting anonymous tips. But after receiving a photo of a three-year-old kidnapped from Los Angeles twenty-five years ago, Jessica is stunned to recognize the little girl as herself. Eager for answers, Jessica heads to LA’s dark underbelly. When she learns that her biological mother was killed the night she was abducted, Jessica’s determined to solve a case the police have forgotten. Meanwhile, veteran LAPD detective Jason Pryce is in the midst of a gruesome investigation into a murdered college student moonlighting as a prostitute. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Dumbest 2 detectives ever to get a book deal.

    • By squishy on 07-05-19
    • Jessica Shaw, Book 1
    • By: Lisa Gray
    • Narrated by: Amy Landon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 06-01-19
    • 4 out of 5 stars 485 ratings

    Regular price: $24.99

    • Veronica Mars: The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line

    • By: Rob Thomas, Jennifer Graham
    • Narrated by: Kristen Bell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,235
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,949
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,931

    The first book in an original mystery series featuring 28-year-old Veronica Mars, back in action after the events of Veronica Mars: The Movie. With the help of old friends - Logan Echolls, Mac Mackenzie, Wallace Fennel, and even Dick Casablancas - Veronica is ready to take on Neptune's darkest cases with her trademark sass and smarts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mars Attacks, succeeds!

    • By Alison on 03-30-14

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Frame-Up

    • The Golden Arrow Mysteries Series, Book 1
    • By: Meghan Scott Molin
    • Narrated by: Andrea Emmes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 464
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 421
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 416

    MG Martin lives and breathes geek culture. She works as a writer for the comic book company she idolized as a kid. But despite her love of hooded vigilantes, MG prefers her comics stay on the page. But when someone in LA starts recreating crime scenes from her favorite comic book, MG is the LAPD’s best - and only - lead. She recognizes the golden arrow left at the scene as the calling card of her favorite comic book hero. The thing is…superheroes aren’t real. Are they? When Detective Kildaire asks for her comic book expertise, MG is more than up for the adventure.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hit or Miss, Saved by the Narrator

    • By Dubi on 02-06-19

    Regular price: $24.99

    • Neon Prey

    • A Prey Novel, Book 29
    • By: John Sandford
    • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,428
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,226
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,209

    Clayton Deese looks like a small-time criminal, muscle for hire when his loan-shark boss needs to teach someone a lesson. Now, seven months after a job that went south and landed him in jail, Deese has skipped out on bail, and the US Marshals come looking for him. They don't much care about a low-level guy - it's his boss they want - but Deese might be their best chance to bring down the whole operation. Then, they step onto a dirt trail behind Deese's rural Louisiana cabin and find a jungle full of graves. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lots of moving parts! Outstanding!!

    • By shelley on 04-24-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • 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 28,815
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26,383
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26,356

    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

    • Heart of Barkness

    • Chet and Bernie Mysteries, Book 9
    • By: Spencer Quinn
    • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    Spencer Quinn's Heart of Barkness is the latest in the New York Times best-selling series that the Los Angeles Times called "nothing short of masterful". 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow, I needed that

    • By 6catz on 07-03-19

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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 7,910
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,231
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,201

    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

    • The Last Mile

    • By: David Baldacci
    • Narrated by: Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,197
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,778
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,730

    Following Memory Man, number-one NYT best-selling author David Baldacci returns with his next thriller featuring detective Amos Decker.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Plot holes filled by strong characters

    • By green ice cream garden on 04-26-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Almost Midnight

    • Mike Bowditch Series, Book 10
    • By: Paul Doiron
    • Narrated by: Henry Leyva
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Warden Investigator Mike Bowditch already has a troubling mystery on his hands: finding the archer who mortally wounded Maine’s only wild wolf. Then he learns his best friend, Billy Cronk, has been released from prison after heroically defending a female guard from a stabbing. Mike comes to believe the assault was orchestrated by a wider criminal conspiracy. When the conspirators pursue Billy's wife and children to a “safe" cabin in the woods, Mike rushes to their defense only to find himself outnumbered, outgunned - and maybe out of options.      

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Series!

    • By shelley on 07-04-19

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Running Blind

    • Jack Reacher, Book 4
    • By: Lee Child
    • Narrated by: Johnathan McClain
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,919
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,457
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,448

    Across the country women are being murdered by a killer who leaves no evidence, no fatal wounds, no signs of struggle, and no clues to a motive. They are, truly, perfect crimes. In fact, the only thing that links the victims is the man they all knew: Jack Reacher.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • narrative distracting

    • By grdynamite on 11-13-13

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Grave Peril

    • The Dresden Files, Book 3
    • By: Jim Butcher
    • Narrated by: James Marsters
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,092
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19,154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,074

    Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden has had a rough couple of weeks. As the only openly practicing professional wizard in the Chicago area, he has squared off against a multitude of supernatural bad guys. Harry has won the day against demons, poltergeists, sorcerers, trolls, vampires, werewolves, and even an evil faerie godmother. You might think nothing could spook him. You would be wrong.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spike makes good

    • By Lakejewel on 03-22-10

    Regular price: $31.47

    • 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 3,201
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,855
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,843

    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

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