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    • The Witch Elm

    • A Novel
    • By: Tana French
    • Narrated by: Paul Nugent
    • Length: 22 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,965
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,775
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2,767

    Toby is a happy-go-lucky charmer who's dodged a scrape at work and is celebrating with friends when the night takes a turn that will change his life - he surprises two burglars who beat him and leave him for dead. Struggling to recover from his injuries, beginning to understand that he might never be the same man again, he takes refuge at his family's ancestral home to care for his dying uncle Hugo. Then a skull is found in the trunk of an elm tree in the garden - and as detectives close in, Toby is forced to face the possibility that his past may not be what he has always believed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Yes, the Main Character Comes Off Poorly, But...

    • By Marina on 10-19-18

    Regular price: $38.50

    • In the Woods

    • By: Tana French
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 20 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11,726
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,220
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9,204

    As dusk approaches a small Dublin suburb in the summer of 1984, mothers begin to call their children home. But on this warm evening, three children do not return from the dark and silent woods. When the police arrive, they find only one of the children, unable to recall a single detail of the previous hours.

    Twenty years later, the found boy, Rob Ryan, is a detective on the Dublin Murder Squad and keeps his past a secret. But when a 12-year-old girl is found murdered in the same woods, he and Detective Cassie Maddox find themselves investigating a case chillingly similar to the previous unsolved mystery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Detection with a Difference

    • By Lesley on 07-18-07

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Season of Storms

    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski, David A French - translator
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 864
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 805
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 798

    Enter the world of The Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski, New York Times best-selling author and winner of the world fantasy award for lifetime achievement. Geralt of Rivia is a Witcher, one of the few capable of hunting the monsters that prey on humanity. A mutant who is tasked with killing unnatural beings. He uses magical signs, potions, and the pride of every Witcher - two swords, steel, and silver. But a contract has gone wrong, and Geralt finds himself without his signature weapons.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you Mr. Sapkowski

    • By Gwynbleidd Vatt'ghern on 05-24-18

    Regular price: $26.22

    • The Likeness

    • A Novel
    • By: Tana French
    • Narrated by: Heather O'Neill
    • Length: 22 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 919
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 851
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 848

    In the "compelling" and "pitch perfect" follow up to Tana French's runaway best seller In the Woods, it's six months later and Cassie Maddox has transferred out of the Dublin Murder squad. But an urgent telephone call beckons Cassie to a grisly crime scene. The victim looks exactly like Cassie and carries ID identifying herself as Alexandra Madison, an alias Cassie once used as an undercover cop. Suddenly, Cassie must discover not only who killed this girl, but, more importantly, who is this girl?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "This is a re-issue of a great book.

    • By Nancy on 02-15-18

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Faithful Place

    • A Novel
    • By: Tana French
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 16 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 557
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 510
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 506

    Back in 1985, Frank Mackey was a nineteen-year-old kid with a dream of escaping his family's cramped flat on Faithful Place and running away to London with his girl, Rosie Daly. But on the night they were supposed to leave, Rosie didn't show. Frank took it for granted that she'd dumped him-probably because of his alcoholic father, nutcase mother, and generally dysfunctional family. He never went home again. Neither did Rosie. Then, twenty-two years later, Rosie's suitcase shows up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a life

    • By Joyce Eriksen on 02-16-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Trespasser

    • A Novel
    • By: Tana French
    • Narrated by: Hilda Fay
    • Length: 20 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,501
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,909
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,872

    Being on the murder squad is nothing like Detective Antoinette Conway dreamed it would be. Her partner, Stephen Moran, is the only person who seems glad she's there. The rest of her working life is a stream of thankless cases, vicious pranks, and harassment. Antoinette is savagely tough, but she's getting close to the breaking point. Their new case looks like yet another by-the-numbers lovers' quarrel gone bad. Aislinn Murray is blond, pretty, groomed to a shine, and dead in her catalogue-perfect living room, next to a table set for a romantic dinner.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A literary mystery

    • By lesley on 10-08-16

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Broken Harbor

    • Dublin Murder Squad, Book 4
    • By: Tana French
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hogan
    • Length: 19 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,195
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,505
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5,479

    In Broken Harbor, all but one member of the Spain family lies dead, and it’s up to Mick “Scorcher” Kennedy to find out why. Mick must piece together why their house is full of cameras pointed at holes in the walls and how a nighttime intruder bypassed all the locks. Meanwhile, the town of Broken Harbor holds something else for Mick: disturbing memories of a childhood summer gone terribly wrong.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best in the Series

    • By sara miller on 07-29-12

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Heralds of the Siege

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: John French, Guy Haley, Nick Kyme, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble, Matthew Hunt
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 34

    A galaxy burns and brother turns on brother as the conflict brought about by a beloved son’s betrayal reaches its fateful end. The Warmaster Horus has triumphed. His massive fleet at last nears Terra and the patriarchal Throne of his hated father. Many have fallen to bring this moment about; their tales are the ashes upon which the Heresy was born and prospered. Others have played their own small parts, drops in an ocean of war and blood. None of it matters. Terra looks to the skies as it raises its defences. Armies muster, heroes raise their swords, citizens cower. The war is coming. And nothing can stop it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Short stories<br />

    • By gc on 12-09-18

    Regular price: $32.71

    • The Secret Place

    • A Novel
    • By: Tana French
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hogan, Lara Hutchinson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,779
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,399
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,391

    "The Secret Place", a board where the girls at St Kilda's School can pin up their secrets anonymously, is normally a mishmash of gossip and covert cruelty, but today someone has used it to reignite the stalled investigation into the murder of handsome, popular Chris Harper. Stephen joins forces with the abrasive Detective Antoinette Conway to find out who and why.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Well...I really liked 50% of it

    • By Pamela on 09-11-14

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Grey Bastards

    • The Lot Lands, Book 1
    • By: Jonathan French
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 17 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218

    Call them outcasts, call them savages - they've been called worse, by their own mothers - but Jackal is proud to be a Grey Bastard. He and his fellow half-orcs patrol the barren wastes of the Lot Lands, spilling their own damned blood to keep civilized folk safe. A rabble of hard-talking, hog-riding, whore-mongering brawlers they may be, but the Bastards are Jackal's sworn brothers, fighting at his side in a land where there's no room for softness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flawless

    • By zach on 06-22-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Unanswered Cries

    • A True Story of Friends, Neighbors, and Murder in a Small Town
    • By: Thomas French
    • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 491
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 441
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 437

    On a warm Florida evening, Karen Gregory saw a familiar face at her door. What the beautiful young woman could not know was that she was staring into the eyes of her killer - a savage monster who would rape her, stab her to death, and leave her battered body on the floor outside the bedroom. Detectives frantically sifting through the evidence were tormented by one disturbing question after another....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Writing

    • By Phaedrus on 02-03-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Slaves to Darkness

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140

    After a long and gruelling conflict, the traitors at last close upon Terra. But time is dwindling for an attack. Both Guilliman and the Lion are returning with all haste, and their armies could turn the tide. The hosts of the Warmaster must unite, for only then can they attack the Throneworld itself. While Mortarion is sent on ahead as the fleet’s vanguard, it falls to Lorgar and Perturabo to marshal Fulgrim and Angron, both now elevated to daemonhood and perhaps beyond even the will of the Warmaster to command.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • John French Does It Again

    • By Samuel Brody-Boyd on 11-13-18

    Regular price: $32.71

    • Age of Darkness

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 16
    • By: John French, Graham McNeill, Dan Abnett, and others
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Martyn Ellis, Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    After the betrayal at Isstvan, Horus begins his campaign against the Emperor, a galaxy-wide war that can lead only to Terra. But the road to the final confrontation between father and son is a long one - seven years filled with secrecy and silence, plans and foundations being formed across distant stars. An unknown history is about to be unveiled as light is shed on the darkest years of the Horus Heresy, and revelations will surface that will shake the Imperium to its very foundation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very good for a short story collection

    • By Anonymous User on 12-09-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Horusian Wars: Incarnation

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Darkness approaches Dominicus Prime, a literal Season of Night that brings with it portents, madness and strange happenings. Standing alone as a beacon against the darkness is the Monastery of the Last Candle, a temple to the holy light of the Emperor. As the bishops and the cardinals vie for power and influence, a crisis looms among the Pilgrim Drift who are starving in their droves. Discord is rife, and there are whispers of a rising cult, one committed to blood and horror. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • No Eisenhorn or Ravenor

    • By gc on 08-25-18

    Regular price: $10.90

    • Horusian Wars: Resurrection

    • Warhammer 40,000, Book 1
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 111

    War rages in the Caradryad Sector. Worlds are falling to madness and rebellion, and the great war machine of the Imperium is moving to counter the threat. Amongst its agents is Inquisitor Covenant. Puritan, psyker, expert swordsman, he reserves an especial hatred for those of his order who would seek to harness the power of Ruin as a weapon. Summoned to an inquisitorial conclave, Covenant believes he has uncovered such a misguided agent and prepares to denounce the heretic Talicto before his fellows.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic story, narration and production!

    • By pascal on 09-29-17

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Blue Monday

    • Frieda Klein, Book 1
    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,351
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,227
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,230

    Frieda Klein is a solitary, incisive psychotherapist who spends her sleepless nights walking along the ancient rivers that have been forced underground in modern London. She believes that the world is a messy, uncontrollable place. The abduction of five-year-old Matthew Farraday provokes a national outcry and a desperate police hunt. And when his face is splashed over the newspapers, Frieda cannot ignore the coincidence: one of her patients has been having dreams in which he has a hunger for just such a child.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not in the same league as Tana French, but okay.

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-26-12

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Day of the Dead

    • Freida Klein Series, Book 8
    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190

    A decade ago, psychologist Frieda Klein was sucked into the orbit of Dean Reeve - a killer able to impersonate almost anyone, a man who can disappear without a trace, a psychopath obsessed with Frieda herself. In the years since, Frieda has worked with - and sometimes against - the London police in solving their most baffling cases. But now she's in hiding, driven to isolation by Reeve. When a series of murders announces his return, Frieda must emerge from the shadows to confront her nemesis. And it's a showdown she might not survive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Haven’t been disappointed yet!

    • By Kate on 07-29-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Sunday Silence

    • A Novel
    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 294
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291

    Listen to Sunday Silence, the new novel in the series that Louise Penny calls "fabulous, unsettling, and riveting" - and brace yourself for the breathtaking series finale in summer 2018. Lover of London, gifted psychologist, frequent police consultant - Frieda Klein is many things. And now she's a person of interest in a murder case. A body has been discovered in the most unlikely and horrifying of places: beneath the floorboards of Frieda's house.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oh So Good! But Will There Be More??

    • By Silverhamr on 01-20-18

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Praetorian of Dorn

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 39
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    Recalled from the Great Crusade after Ullanor, Rogal Dorn and the VIIth Legion were appointed as the Emperor's praetorians - but only after the Warmaster's treachery was revealed did the full extent of that sacred duty become apparent. Now, the Solar System comes under attack for the first time since the war began, and many of the seemingly impregnable defences wrought by the Imperial Fists prove inadequate. With all eyes fixed firmly upon this new threat beyond the gates of Terra, who in turn will protect Dorn from the enemy within?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • VII

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-14-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • The Silent War

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 37
    • By: C Z Dunn, John French, Nick Kyme, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    While loyalist and traitor forces clash on a thousand battlefields across the galaxy, a very different kind of war is being fought in the shadows - a war of subtlety and subterfuge, unknown to many, but one that surely holds the key to victory for either side. Rogal Dorn and his Legion prepare to defend the Solar System against the armies of Warmaster Horus, even as Malcador the Sigillite charges his many agents and spies with missions of the utmost secrecy. The future of the Imperium is being shaped by unseen hands....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good listen

    • By Tyler on 09-30-18

    Regular price: $31.97

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