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    • Turn of Mind

    • By: Alice LaPlante
    • Narrated by: Jean Reed Bahle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 383
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 301
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 304

    Told through the voice of a woman with a powerful intellect that is maddeningly slipping away, Turn of Mind is not only a suspenseful psychological thriller that pulses with intensity but also a brilliant portrayal of the fragility of consciousness and memory, and of a mind finally turning on itself.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad

    • By smith on 09-19-11

    Regular price: $29.99

    • A Circle of Wives

    • By: Alice LaPlante
    • Narrated by: George Newbern, Betsy Zajko, Nan McNamara, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 396
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 347
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 351

    When Dr. John Taylor is found dead in a hotel room in his hometown, the local police find enough incriminating evidence to suspect foul play. Detective Samantha Adams, whose Palo Alto beat usually covers small-town crimes, is innocently thrown into a high-profile murder case that is more intricately intertwined than she could ever imagine. A renowned plastic surgeon, a respected family man, and an active community spokesman, Dr. Taylor was loved and admired. But, hidden from the public eye, he led a secret life - in fact, multiple lives.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable until the end

    • By FatOldBroad on 01-07-15

    Regular price: $19.36

    • Half Moon Bay

    • By: Alice LaPlante
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 15

    Jane loses everything when her teenage daughter is killed in a senseless accident. Jane is devastated, but sometime later she makes one tiny stab at a new life: She moves from San Francisco to the tiny seaside town of Half Moon Bay. She is inconsolable, and yet, as the months go by, she is able to cobble together some version of a job, of friends, of the possibility of peace. And then, children begin to disappear.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • So frustratingly ridiculous

    • By Heidi A Hallett on 07-12-18

    Regular price: $18.89

    • Coming of Age at the End of Days

    • By: Alice LaPlante
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Alice LaPlante's acclaimed psychological thrillers are distinguished by their stunning synthesis of family drama and engrossing suspense. Her new novel is an affecting foray deeper into the creases of family life - and the light-and-dark battle of faith - as LaPlante delves into the barbed psyche of a teenager whose misguided convictions bear irrevocable consequences.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible

    • By Carrie on 09-17-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Half Moon Bay

    • By: Alice LaPlante
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jane loses everything when her teenage daughter is killed in a senseless accident. Jane is devastated, but sometime later, she makes one tiny stab at a new life: she moves from San Francisco to the tiny seaside town of Half Moon Bay. She is inconsolable, and yet, as the months go by, she is able to cobble together some version of a job, of friends, of the possibility of peace. And then, children begin to disappear. And soon, Jane sees her own pain reflected in all the parents in the town. She wonders if she will be able to live through the aching loss, the fear all around her. 

    Regular price: $15.70