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    • Heaven Adjacent

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,389
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,227
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,224

    Roseanna Chaldecott spent her life as a high-powered lawyer in Manhattan. But when her best friend and law partner dies suddenly, something snaps. Unsure of her future, Roseanna heads upstate on one tank of gas and with no plans to return. In the foothills of the Adirondacks, Roseanna discovers the perfect hideout in a ramshackle farm. Its seventy-six acres are rich with possibilities and full of surprises, including a mother and daughter squatting on the property. Although company is the last thing Roseanna wants, she reluctantly lets them stay.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just the best!!

    • By kthompson1004 on 07-25-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Take Me With You

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,584
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,088

    August Shroeder, a burned-out teacher, has been sober since his 19-year-old son died. Every year he’s spent the summer on the road, but making it to Yellowstone this year means everything. The plan had been to travel there with his son, but now August is making the trip with Philip’s ashes instead. An unexpected twist of fate lands August with two extra passengers for his journey, two half-orphans with nowhere else to go. What none of them could have known was how transformative both the trip - and the bonds that develop between them- would prove....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping, brilliantly heartwarming,thoughtful!

    • By Jeffrey on 07-25-14

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Don't Let Me Go

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Chris Chappell, Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,303
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,846
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,832

    Former Broadway dancer and current agoraphobic Billy Shine has not set foot outside his apartment in almost a decade. He has glimpsed his neighbors--beautiful manicurist Rayleen, lonely old Ms. Hinman, bigoted and angry Mr. Lafferty, kind-hearted Felipe, and nine-year-old Grace and her former addict mother, Eileen. But most of them have never seen Billy. Not until Grace begins to sit outside on the building's front stoop for hours every day, inches from Billy's patio.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspirational and humbling and awesome.

    • By Michele on 11-08-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Just After Midnight

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 414
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342

    No longer tolerating her husband’s borderline abuse, Faith escapes to her parents’ California beach house to plan her next move. She never dreamed her new chapter would involve befriending Sarah, a fourteen-year-old on the run from her father and reeling from her mother’s sudden and suspicious death. While Sarah’s grandmother scrambles to get custody, Faith is charged with spiriting the girl away on a journey that will restore her hope: Sarah implores Faith to take her to Falkner’s Midnight Sun, the prized black mare that her father sold out from under her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Aaron W.C. on 12-06-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Allie and Bea

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo, Janet Metzger
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,881
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,506
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,493

    Bea has barely been scraping by since her husband died. After falling for a telephone scam, she loses everything and is forced to abandon her trailer. With only two-thirds of a tank in her old van, she heads toward the Pacific Ocean with her cat - on a mission to reclaim what's rightfully hers, even if it means making others pay for what she lost.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I did not see this coming

    • By Lolasark on 07-19-17

    Regular price: $23.99

    • The Wake Up

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,027
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,024

    Something has been asleep in forty-year-old cattle rancher Aiden Delacorte for a long time. It all comes back in a rush during a hunting trip, when he's suddenly attuned to the animals around him, feeling their pain and fear as if it were his own. But the newfound sensitivity of Aiden's "wake up" has its price. He can no longer sleepwalk through life, holding everyone at arm's length. As he struggles to cope with a trait he's buried since childhood, Aiden falls in love with Gwen, a single mother whose young son bears a burden of his own.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sweet find

    • By Katherine Pilling on 05-22-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Say Goodbye for Now

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl, Teri Schnaubelt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,227
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,019
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,013

    On an isolated Texas ranch, Dr. Lucy cares for abandoned animals. The solitude allows her to avoid the people and places that remind her of the past. Not that any of the townsfolk care. In 1959, no one is interested in a woman doctor. Nor are they welcoming Calvin and Justin Bell, a newly arrived African American father and son.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Family is where you find acceptance and love

    • By Ezinwanyi on 12-17-16

    Regular price: $17.49

    • When I Found You

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,084
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,813
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,817

    Nathan McCann thought he didn't want a family. But when he finds an abandoned newborn in the woods, he feels an inexplicable bond with the boy and starts to make plans to raise the child as his own - until the baby's grandmother steps forward to claim him. Nathan makes a request of her, though: to one day bring the boy to meet his rescuer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love comes from many places

    • By Zabie on 11-27-13

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Pay It Forward

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    Pay It Forward, is the moving story of Trevor McKinney, a 12-year-old boy who accepts his social studies teacher’s challenge to come up with a plan to change the world. Trevor’s idea is simple: Do a good deed for three people and ask them to "pay it forward" to three others who need help. He envisions a vast movement of kindness and goodwill spreading beyond his small California town and across the world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I haven't read a book by this author I didn't like

    • By Anonymous User on 04-26-16

    Regular price: $15.07

    • Where We Belong

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Johansson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,638
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,476
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,480

    Fourteen-year-old Angie and her mom are poised at the edge of homelessness...again. The problem is her little sister, Sophie. Sophie has an autism-like disorder and a tendency to shriek. No matter where they live, home never seems to last long. Until they move in with Aunt Vi, across the fence from a huge, black Great Dane who changes everything.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great Book By This Author

    • By Me & My Girls on 03-18-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Worthy

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl, Tanya Eby
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 907
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 776
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 780

    Virginia finally had the chance to explore a relationship with Aaron when he asked her on a date. She had been waiting, hoping that the widower and his young son, Buddy, would welcome her into their lives. But a terrible tragedy strikes on the night of their first kiss, crushing their hopes for a future together.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just What You'd Expect

    • By Me & My Girls on 06-20-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Walk Me Home

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Cristina Panfilio
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 614
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 538
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 539

    If 16-year-old Carly and 11-year-old Jen can find Teddy, Carly knows he’ll save them from foster care...if he can forgive them for their mother’s vicious lies about him. But when the starving girls get caught stealing food on a Native American reservation, their journey gets put on hold. And after Jen makes a heartbreaking confession, Carly wonders if they’ll ever escape the pain of the past. Set against the backdrop of the American Southwest, Walk Me Home and its resilient heroines will inspire listeners and renew their faith in recovery and redemption.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hyde writes another great book

    • By PlantCrone on 12-08-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Ask Him Why

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Amy McFadden, Nick Podehl, Scott Merriman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,716
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,529
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,533

    Ruth and her little brother, Aubrey, are just teenagers when their older brother ships off to Iraq. When Joseph returns, uninjured, only three and a half months later, Ruth is happy he is safe but also deeply worried. How can it be that her courageous big brother has been dishonorably discharged for refusing to go out on duty? Aubrey can't believe that his hero doesn't have very good reasons.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ask him why?

    • By auntduke on 05-14-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Leaving Blythe River

    • A Novel
    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Will Ropp
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 669
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 585
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 584

    Seventeen-year-old Ethan Underwood is totally unprepared to search for his father in the Blythe River National Wilderness. Not only is he small, scrawny, and skittish but he's barely speaking to the man after a traumatic betrayal. Yet when his father vanishes from their remote cabin and rangers abandon the rescue mission, suddenly it's up to Ethan to keep looking. Angry or not, he's his father's only hope.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining

    • By Jennifer on 05-31-16

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Long Steep Path

    • Everyday Inspiration from the Author of Pay It Forward
    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

     

    By Catherine Ryan Hyde, the best-selling author of Don't Let Me Go and Pay It Forward, this entertaining and life-affirming collection of autobiographical stories explores the rewards and challenges of building a happy life of self-knowledge and creative inspiration, from a writer who has been through it all.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Language of Hoofbeats

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Kate Rudd, Laural Merlington
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 962
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 873
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 872

    New to a small town, Jackie and Paula envision a quiet life for their kids: a young adopted son and two teenage foster children, including the troubled Star. However, they quickly butt heads with their neighbor, Clementine, who disapproves of their lifestyle and is incensed when Star befriends her spirited horse, Comet. Haunted by past tragedy and unable to properly care for Comet, Clem nevertheless resents the bond Star soon shares with the horse.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simple yet captivating story

    • By Chicago & Indiana Scientist/Gardener/Hiker on 05-22-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • When You Were Older

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 382
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379

    Russell Ammiano works on the 104th floor of the World Trade Center. On the morning of September 11, 2001, the phone rings while Rusty is rushing to work. The news is devastating: his mother has died of a stroke, leaving his brain-damaged older brother, Ben, alone. This news also saves Rusty's life. He's still at home when two planes hit the World Trade Center--and only one of his friends and colleagues survives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just when you think you've heard it all..

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-01-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Chasing Windmills

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Jesse Bernstein, Amber Sealey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    Sebastian, a lonely 17-year-old, is suffocating under his dominant father's control. In the 10 years since his mother passed away, his father has kept him "safe" by barely allowing him out of their apartment. Sebastian's secret late-night subway rides are rare acts of rebellion.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Chasing Windmills

    • By Gretchen on 10-07-15

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Love in the Present Tense

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: David Coburn, Jeremy Redleaf, Duana Speights
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    For five years Pearl has managed to keep the past from catching up to her and her bright, frail five-year-old son. Life has given her every reason to mistrust people, but circumstances force her to trust her neighbor Mitch with watching Leonard while she goes off to work. Then one day Pearl drops her son off, and never returns.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a story!

    • By Klára Soos on 02-18-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Walter's Purple Heart

    • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    Michael Steeb is an aimless 21-year-old pot farmer in Central California in the 1980s. He has no real plans or interests...until the day he connects with memories of a life that seems to belong to someone else. That "spirit" is Walter, a young American soldier killed in World War II. Michael's task is the near-impossible: to lead Walter's family to closure and peace, to deliver the real truth behind Walter's Purple Heart, and to somehow achieve the forgiveness absent for so many years so Walter can move on.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I almost gave up

    • By Frances on 01-18-19

    Regular price: $24.49

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