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    • Broken Monsters

    • By: Lauren Beukes
    • Narrated by: Christine Lakin, Terra Deva, Sunil Mohatra, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 651
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 600
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      4 out of 5 stars 599

    Detective Gabriella Versado has seen a lot of bodies. But this one is unique even by Detroit's standards: half boy, half deer, somehow fused together. As stranger and more disturbing bodies are discovered, how can the city hold on to a reality that is already tearing at its seams? If you're Detective Versado's geeky teenage daughter, Layla, you commence a dangerous flirtation with a potential predator online. If you're desperate freelance journalist Jonno, you do whatever it takes to get the exclusive on a horrific story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By S. Yates on 08-10-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Shining Girls

    • A Novel
    • By: Lauren Beukes
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam, Peter Ganim, Jay Snyder, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 518
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 470
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 471

    Harper Curtis is a killer who stepped out of the past. Kirby Mazrachi is the girl who was never meant to have a future. Kirby is the last shining girl, one of the bright young women, burning with potential, whose lives Harper is destined to snuff out after he stumbles on a House in Depression-era Chicago that opens on to other times. At the urging of the House, Harper inserts himself into the lives of the shining girls, waiting for the perfect moment to strike. He's the ultimate hunter, vanishing into another time after each murder, untraceable - until one of his victims survives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow, great, creepy thriller!

    • By Susan on 06-14-13

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Broken Monsters

    • By: Lauren Beukes
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
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      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    In the city that's become a symbol for the death of the American dream, a nightmare killer is unravelling reality. A terrifying new thriller from Lauren Beukes, award-winning author of The Shining Girls. Detective Gabi Versado has hunted down many monsters during her eight years in Homicide. She's seen stupidity, corruption and just plain badness. But she's never seen anything like this.

    Regular price: $18.70

    • Zoo City

    • By: Lauren Beukes
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 94

    Zinzi December has a Sloth on her back, a dirty 419 scam habit, and a talent for finding lost things. But when a little old lady turns up dead and the cops confiscate her last paycheck, she’s forced to take on her least favourite kind of job: missing persons.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Urban Fantasy That Does Flinch

    • By Dave on 03-08-12

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Moxyland

    • By: Lauren Beukes
    • Narrated by: Nico Evers-Swindell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38

    What's really going on? Who's really in charge? You have NO. F***KING. IDEA. In the near future, an art-school dropout, an AIDS baby, a tech-activist, and an RPG-obsessed blogger live in a world where your online identity is at least as important as your physical one. Getting disconnected is a punishment worse than imprisonment, but someone's got to stand up to Government Inc. - whatever the cost.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Strange and Interesting

    • By DarthVal on 03-01-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Shining Girls

    • By: Lauren Beukes
    • Narrated by: David Nathan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
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    Chicago, 1930. Lee Harper ist kaltblütig, hochgefährlich, von Wahnvorstellungen getrieben. Er findet den Schlüssel zu einem alten Haus, dessen Türen sich zur Zukunft öffnen. Im Schlafzimmer sind die Bilder von neun jungen Mädchen aufgereiht, die seltsam zu leuchten scheinen. Harper spürt, dass er dazu bestimmt ist, die Mädchen zu töten. Von nun an reist er durch die Zeit, um seine Shining Girls aufzuspüren. Niemand kann ihn auf seinem mörderischen Feldzug stoppen.

    Regular price: $12.49

    • The Shining Girls

    • By: Lauren Beukes
    • Narrated by: Christopher Ragland
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    The girl who wouldn’t die, hunting a killer who shouldn’t exist… A terrifying and original serial-killer thriller from award-winning author, Lauren Beukes.“It’s not my fault. It’s yours. You shouldn’t shine. You shouldn’t make me do this.”Chicago 1931. Harper Curtis, a violent drifter, stumbles on a house with a secret as shocking as his own twisted nature – it opens onto other times. He uses it to stalk his carefully chosen 'shining girls' through the decades – and cut the spark out of them.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • SA Shining

    • By Lee-Ann on 07-01-13

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Les monstres

    • By: Lauren Beukes
    • Narrated by: Gaëlle Savary
    • Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Depuis qu'elle travaille à Detroit, département des Homicides, l'inspectrice Gabriella Versado ne s'était jamais trouvée face à une telle monstruosité : un jeune garçon mutilé, le haut de son corps mêlé aux membres inférieurs d'un cerf. Profondément remuée, Gabi se lance à la recherche du macabre sculpteur. Pendant ce temps, sa fille, Layla, qu'elle délaisse trop souvent, se met en tête de débusquer des pervers sur Internet avec sa meilleure amie. Sa mère ne se doute pas un instant que l'adolescente est à deux doigts de tomber entre les mains du psychopathe, un fou qui se rêve artiste.

    Regular price: $25.19

    • Les Lumineuses

    • By: Lauren Beukes
    • Narrated by: Aurore Bonjour
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    1931, Chicago. Traqué par la police, Harper Curtis, un marginal violent, se réfugie dans une maison abandonnée. À l'intérieur, il a une vision : des visages de femmes, auréolés de lumière. Il comprend qu'il doit les trouver... et les tuer. Dans sa transe, Harper découvre que grâce à cette demeure, il peut voyager dans le temps. Débute alors sa croisade meurtrière à travers le XXème siècle : années 1950, 1970, 1990... D'une décennie à l'autre, il sème la mort sur son passage, laissant en guise de signature des indices anachroniques sur le corps de ses victimes.

    Regular price: $20.14