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    • The Return

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Gruber
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 17 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 246
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 230

    The real Richard Marder would shock his acquaintances, if they ever met him. Even his wife, long dead, didn’t know the real man behind the calm, cultured mask he presents to the world. Only an old army buddy from Vietnam, Patrick Skelly, knows what Marder is capable of. Then, a shattering piece of news awakens Marder’s buried desire for vengeance; with nothing left to lose, he sets off to punish the people whose actions changed his life years earlier.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By Alan on 10-01-13

    Regular price: $21.68

    • The Book of Air and Shadows

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Gruber
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 18 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 487
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 155

    Jake Mishkin's seemingly innocent job as an intellectual property lawyer has put him at the center of a deadly conspiracy and a chase to find a priceless treasure involving William Shakespeare. As he awaits a killer (or killers) unknown, Jake writes an account of the events that led to this deadly endgame, a frantic chase that began when a fire in an antiquarian bookstore revealed the hiding place of letters containing a shocking secret, concealed for 400 years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not your average story.

    • By Nicholas Winn on 06-02-07

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Tropic of Night

    • By: Michael Gruber
    • Narrated by: Margaret Whitton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Jane Doe was a promising anthropologist, an expert on shamanism. Now she's nothing, a shadow living under an assumed identity in Miami with a little girl to protect. Everyone thinks she's dead. Or so Jane hopes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this entire series!

    • By aasterisk17 on 10-20-15

    Regular price: $18.24

    • Valley of Bones

    • By: Michael Gruber
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes, Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    The setting is Miami. Rookie cop Tito Morales arrives at the Trianon hotel to investigate a routine disturbance call and, to his shock and horror, watches as a wealthy oil man plunges ten stories and impales himself on a nearby fence. Soon Morales is joined by detective Jimmy Paz, famous throughout the city for solving, or at least providing a plausible solution to, the so-called Voodoo Murders that left Miami burning months earlier.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Spies Thugs in a World of Intrigue, Mystery

    • By Timothy on 03-18-05

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Good Son

    • By: Michael Gruber
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 17 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 222
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 147

    Somewhere in Pakistan, Sonia Laghari and eight fellow members of a symposium on peace are being held captive by armed terrorists. Laghari, a deeply religious woman as well as a Jungian psychologist, has become the de facto leader of the kidnapped group. While her son, Theo, an ex-Delta soldier, uses his military connections to find and free the victims, Sonia Laghari tries to keep them all alive by working her way into the kidnappers’ psyches and interpreting their dreams.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very smart thriller, very well read.

    • By Mary Shore on 08-17-10

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Forgery of Venus

    • By: Michael Gruber
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    Chaz Wilmot makes his living cranking out old-master parodies for ads and magazine covers. When he's offered a job restoring a Venetian palace fresco, he is at first, skeptical - he immediately sees it is more a forgery than a restoration. But he is soon seduced by the challenge and throws himself into the work, doing the job brilliantly.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • recommended for artists!

    • By Judy on 01-02-11

    Regular price: $28.51