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    • Sold on a Monday

    • A Novel
    • By: Kristina McMorris
    • Narrated by: Brian Hutchison
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 394
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 356
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 356

    2 CHILDREN FOR SALE. In 1931, near Philadelphia, ambitious reporter Ellis Reed photographs the gut-wrenching sign posted beside a pair of siblings on a farmhouse porch. With the help of newspaper secretary Lily Palmer, Ellis writes an article to accompany the photo. Capturing the hardships of American families during the Great Depression, the feature story generates national attention and Ellis's career skyrockets. But the piece also leads to consequences more devastating than he and Lily ever imagined - and it will risk everything they value to unravel the mystery and set things right.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I anticipated...

    • By Lashawn on 10-13-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Edge of Lost

    • By: Kristina McMorris
    • Narrated by: Charlie Thurston
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,811
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,629
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,633

    On a cold night in October 1937, searchlights cut through the darkness around Alcatraz. A prison guard's only daughter - one of the youngest civilians who lives on the island - has gone missing. Tending the warden's greenhouse, convicted bank robber Tommy Capello waits anxiously. Only he knows the truth about the little girl's whereabouts and that both of their lives depend on the search's outcome.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An incredible story.

    • By GB on 04-06-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Letters from Home

    • By: Kristina McMorris
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Dauer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Chicago, 1944. Liz Stephens has little interest in attending a USO club dance with her friends Betty and Julia. She doesn't need a flirtation with a lonely serviceman when she's set to marry her childhood sweetheart. Yet something happens the moment Liz glimpses Morgan McClain. They share only a brief exchange - cut short by the soldier's evident interest in Betty - but Liz can't forget him. Thus, when Betty asks her to ghostwrite a letter to Morgan, stationed overseas, Liz reluctantly agrees.  

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Pieces We Keep

    • By: Kristina McMorris
    • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 82

    Two years have done little to ease veterinarian Audra Hughes' grief over her husband's untimely death. Eager for a fresh start, Audra plans to leave Portland for a new job in Philadelphia. Her seven-year-old son, Jack, seems apprehensive about flying - but it's just the beginning of an anxiety that grows to consume him. As Jack's fears continue to surface in recurring and violent nightmares, Audra hardly recognizes the introverted boy he has become.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Pieces we Keep

    • By Daryl on 12-10-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Bridge of Scarlet Leaves

    • By: Kristina McMorris
    • Narrated by: C.S.E. Cooney
    • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Los Angeles, 1941. Violinist Maddie Kern's life seemed destined to unfold with the predictable elegance of a Bach concerto. Then she fell in love with Lane Moritomo. Her brother's best friend, Lane is the handsome, ambitious son of Japanese immigrants. Maddie was prepared for disapproval from their families, but when Pearl Harbor is bombed the day after she and Lane elope, the full force of their decision becomes apparent. In the eyes of a fearful nation, Lane is no longer just an outsider, but an enemy. Maddie follows when her husband is interned at a war relocation camp.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Grand Central

    • Original Stories of Postwar Love and Reunion
    • By: Melanie Benjamin, Jenna Blum, Sarah Jio, and others
    • Narrated by: Carla Mercer-Meyer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    On any particular day, thousands upon thousands of people pass through New York City's Grand Central Terminal, through the whispering gallery, beneath the ceiling of stars, and past the information booth and its beckoning four-faced clock, to whatever destination is calling them. It is a place where people come to say hello and good-bye. And each person has a story to tell.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful tapestry

    • By Daryl on 07-24-14

    Regular price: $27.99