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    • Number the Stars

    • By: Lois Lowry
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,465
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,130

    Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It's now 1943, and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school, food shortages, and the Nazi soldiers marching through town. When the Jews of Denmark are "relocated," Ellen moves in with the Johansens and pretends to be one of the family. Soon Annemarie is asked to go on a dangerous mission to save Ellen's life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • People of all ages will enjoy this book.

    • By RaisinNut on 10-16-12

    Regular price: $14.60

    • Rose Madder

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 17 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 872
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 797
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 799

    Rosie Daniels leaves her husband, Norman, after 14 years in an abusive marriage. She is determined to lose herself in a place where he won't find her. She'll worry about all the rest later. Alone in a strange city, she begins to make a new life, and good things finally start to happen. Meeting Bill is one, and getting an apartment is another. Still, it's hard for Rosie not to keep looking over her shoulder, and with good reason. Norman is a cop, with the instincts of a predator.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Nathan on 04-28-16

    Regular price: $28.34

    • The Client

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200

    This is the story of 11-year-old Mark Sway, who witnessed the bizarre suicide of a New Orleans attorney. Just before he dies, the lawyer tells Mark a deadly secret. The police, the federal prosecutor, and the FBI pressure Mark to tell them the attorney's last words, but Mark knows that with the mob watching his every move, revealing his secret will almost surely get him killed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story but..............

    • By Twila on 01-02-13

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Digging to America

    • A Novel
    • By: Anne Tyler
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 374
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 91

    Two families, who would otherwise never have come together, meet by chance at the Baltimore airport: the Donaldsons, a very American couple, and the Yazdans, Maryam's fully assimilated son and his attractive Iranian wife. Each couple is awaiting the arrival of an adopted infant daughter from Korea. After the instant babies from distant Asia are delivered, Bitsy Donaldson impulsively invites the Yazdans to celebrate.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Life in transition

    • By Everett Leiter on 08-20-06

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Drowning Ruth

    • By: Christina Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 822
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 309
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 306

    Deftly written and emotionally powerful, Drowning Ruth is a stunning portrait of the ties that bind sisters together and the forces that tear them apart, of the dangers of keeping secrets and the explosive repercussions when they are exposed. A mesmerizing and achingly beautiful debut.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Drowning Ruth

    • By Steven on 01-12-05

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Every Breath You Take

    • A True Story of Obsession, Revenge, and Murder
    • By: Ann Rule
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 81

    "If anything ever happens to me, promise me that you will see that there is an investigation...And find Ann Rule and ask her to write my story," Sheila Blackthorne Bellush told her sister after she divorced multimillionaire Allen Blackthorne. Now, in perhaps the first book ever written at a victim's request, America's best selling true-crime writer, Ann Rule, untangles a horrific web of lies that culminated in Sheila's savage murder more than 10 years after she left Blackthorne.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth it

    • By krista on 10-11-04

    Regular price: $22.60

    • The Amateur Marriage

    • A Novel
    • By: Anne Tyler
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 54

    They seemed like the perfect couple: young, good-looking, made for each other. The moment Pauline, a stranger to the Polish Eastern Avenue neighborhood of Baltimore (though she lived only twenty minutes away), walked into his mother's grocery store, Michael was smitten. And in the heat of World War II fervor, they are propelled into a hasty wedding. But they never should have married.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Lisa on 01-25-04

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Heart Full of Lies

    • A True Story of Desire and Death
    • By: Ann Rule
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    Perhaps America's best selling true-crime writer, Ann Rule, asks can the female really be deadlier than the male? Liysa and Chris Northon seemed the epitome of idyllic lovers when they married on a moonlit beach in Hawaii. Their friends admired the romantic couple: Chris, tall, athletic, handsome, a pilot for Hawaiian Airlines; and Liysa, attractive, seductive, with a tanned, perfect body. Their son, Bjorn, looked just like his dad, and they were raising Liysa's son by a previous marriage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of Ann Rule's Best

    • By JoAnn on 12-29-03

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Selected Shorts

    • Readers & Writers
    • By: Evelyn Waugh, Molly Giles, Ray Bradbury, and others
    • Narrated by: Tony Roberts, John Shea, Leonard Nimoy, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    A boon for booklovers, this audio set features funny, fantastical and poignant stories about people with unique and passionate connections to the written word.

    Tony Roberts reads a hilarious Walter R. Brooks story about how Ed - a talking horse - became a voracious reader of adventure tales and mysteries. In a story by Italo Calvino, read by John Shea, a man tries to make the most of his beach holiday by reading and making love at the same time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Truly Enjoyable!

    • By Mazz on 01-07-16

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Last Kiss

    • By: Luanne Rice
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    A face on a poster, a name in the news, an inexplicable tragedy. A promising young man goes out one warm summer evening and is found dead - murdered - less than 24 hours later. No motive. No clues. No answers. Most people reflect briefly on the disturbing headlines, perhaps say a silent prayer of safely removed sympathy, and go on with their lives.

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Life's Journeys According to Mister Rogers

    • Things to Remember Along the Way
    • By: Fred Rogers
    • Narrated by: Lily Tomlin, B.D. Wong, Blair Brown
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    For all the roads we choose to travel, and even those we don't, Fred Rogers has an observation, a story, some insights to share. Whether you're facing graduation, a new job, a new baby, marriage, any change in your life, expected or not, the wisdom that Mister Rogers offers can contribute mightily to the grace with which you handle the change. It all comes down to knowing we're valuable, and that we're worthy of that value. As Fred would say, "You don't have to be anything more than who you are right now."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very sweet

    • By John Caldwell, MD on 10-13-15

    Regular price: $12.54

    • The Lemon Orchard

    • By: Luanne Rice
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    In the five years since Julia last visited her aunt and uncle’s home in Malibu, her life has been turned upside down by her daughter’s death. She expects to find nothing more than peace and solitude as she house-sits with only her dog, Bonnie, for company. But she finds herself drawn to the handsome man who oversees the lemon orchard. Roberto expertly tends the trees, using the money to support his extended Mexican family. What connection could these two people share? The answer comes as Roberto reveals the heartbreaking story of his own loss – a pain Julia knows all too well, but for one striking difference: Roberto’s daughter was lost but never found. And despite the odds he cannot bear to give up hope.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A story to tug at your heart

    • By Donna A on 01-31-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Edge of Winter

    • By: Luanne Rice
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Neve Halloran and her daughter share a fierce love for the austere beauty of Rhode Island's South County. Now, with Mickey a teenager and Neve's last hope for happiness with her daughter's loving but unstable father gone, both will struggle to make a new life together amid the windswept landscape that sustains them. As winter gives way to spring, and spring to summer, a secret will emerge that has lain buried just offshore for decades, a secret that will galvanize the small seaside community.

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Our Lady of the Forest

    • By: David Guterson
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Ann Holmes seems an unlikely candidate for revelation. A sixteen-year-old runaway, she is an itinerant mushroom picker who lives in a tent. But on a November afternoon, in the foggy woods of North Fork, Washington, the Virgin Mary comes to her, clear as day.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Better than Snow

    • By Mary on 04-08-06

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Bad Blood

    • A Novel
    • By: Linda Fairstein
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Assistant D.A. Alexandra Cooper is deeply involved in a complicated, high-profile homicide case against defendant Brendan Quillian, a prominent young businessman who is charged with the strangulation of his beautiful young wife. His conviction is not a certainty: Quillian was conveniently out of town on the day of the killing, and his defense attorney seems to be one step ahead of Cooper's effort to prove Quillian paid a hit man to commit the crime.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Abridgement Gone Wrong

    • By Deborah on 02-18-07

    Regular price: $23.93

    • All the Stars in the Heavens

    • A Novel
    • By: Adriana Trigiani
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 370
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 335

    In this spectacular saga as radiant, thrilling, and beguiling as Hollywood itself, Adriana Trigiani takes us back to Tinsel Town's golden age - an era as brutal as it was resplendent - and into the complex and glamorous world of a young actress hungry for fame and success. With meticulous, beautiful detail, Trigiani paints a rich, historical landscape of 1930s Los Angeles, where European and American artisans flocked to pursue the ultimate dream: to tell stories on the silver screen.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Soggy In The Middle

    • By Mary on 03-07-16

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Back When We Were Grownups

    • By: Anne Tyler
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    Back When We Were Grownups is about one woman's search for who she really is. Listen as a 53-year-old grandmother tries to recover her girlhood self and that dignified grownup she had once been.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful characters

    • By Barbara on 08-19-03

    Regular price: $21.27

    • A Home at the End of the World

    • By: Michael Cunningham
    • Narrated by: Colin Farrell, Dallas Roberts, Blair Brown, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 240
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 128

    Michael Cunningham's celebrated novel is the story of two boyhood friends: Jonathan, lonely, introspective, and unsure of himself; and Bobby, hip, dark, and inarticulate. In New York after college, Bobby moves in with Jonathan and his roommate, Clare, a veteran of the city's erotic wars. Bobby and Clare fall in love, scuttling the plans of Jonathan, who is gay, to father Clare's child.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book did stuff to my heart.

    • By Heather on 05-05-11

    Regular price: $35.93

    • While I Was Gone

    • By: Sue Miller
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 39

    In the summer of 1968, Jo Becker ran out on the marriage and the life her parents wanted for her, and escaped, for one beautiful, idyllic year, into a life that was bohemian and romantic, living under an assumed name in a rambling group house in Cambridge. It was a time of limitless possibility, but it ended in a single instant when Jo returned home one night to find her best friend lying dead in a pool of blood on the living room floor.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Join the pity party.

    • By Ann Barrette on 02-22-12

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Back When We Were Grownups

    • By: Anne Tyler
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43

    "Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered that she had turned into the wrong person." So Anne Tyler opens this irresistible new novel. The woman is Rebecca Davitch, a fifty-three-year-old grandmother. Is she an impostor in her own life? she asks herself. Is it indeed her own life? Or is it someone else’s? As always with Anne Tyler’s novels, once we enter her world it is hard to leave.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not my favorite Anne Tyler book but still good

    • By NMwritergal on 12-20-15

    Regular price: $24.50

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