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    • The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

    • A Novel
    • By: Jonas Jonasson, Rachel Willson-Broyles (translator)
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 799
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 733
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 730

    In a tiny shack in the largest township in South Africa, Nombeko Mayeki is born. Put to work at five years old and orphaned at 10, she quickly learns that the world expects nothing more from her than to die young, be it from drugs, alcohol, or just plain despair. But Nombeko has grander plans. She learns to read and write, and at just 15, using her cunning and fearlessness, she makes it out of Soweto with millions of smuggled diamonds in her possession. Then things take a turn for the worse....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • overall a disapointment

    • By Alex Bejan on 08-23-15

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Tunnel

    • Danny Katz Thriller, Book 2
    • By: Carl-Johan Vallgren, Rachel Willson-Broyles - translator
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    A fast-paced and intricate thriller from one of Sweden's most popular authors, perfect for fans of Jo Nesbo and Lars Kepler. Private investigator Danny Katz is trying to track down his former drug dealer. Ramón and his girlfriend, Jenny, have both vanished, leaving behind a lot of unanswered questions. How come Ramón suddenly found himself in possession of the mother lode of drugs? And is Jenny really who she claims to be?

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Everything I Don't Remember

    • By: Jonas Hassen Khemiri, Rachel Willson-Broyles - translator
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dazzlingly inventive, witty and mysterious: a writer pieces together the story of a young man's death in an exhilarating narrative puzzle reminiscent of the hit podcast Serial. A young man dies in a car crash - accident or suicide? An unnamed writer with an agenda of his own sets out to piece together Samuel's story. From friends, relatives and neighbours, a portrait emerges of a loving son, reluctant bureaucrat, contrived poser, loyal friend. But who was Samuel really, and what happened to him?

    Regular price: $15.34

    • Strindberg's Star

    • By: Jan Wallentin, Rachel Willson-Broyles (translator)
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 4

    The Arctic, 1897: Nils Strindberg crashes his hydrogen balloon during the mysterious Andrée Expedition to the North Pole. Germany, 1942: Gruesome and inexplicable experiments are performed on concentration-camp prisoners. Sweden, present-day: Cave diver Erik Hall finds a dead body wearing an ancient ankh, buried deep in an abandoned mine. Religious symbol expert Don Titelman seeks out Erik to study the ankh, but finds Erik dead. Don is the prime suspect, and soon he's being chased across Europe.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Mix Bag.

    • By webtraverser on 11-19-13

    Regular price: $24.50