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    • Trail of Broken Wings

    • By: Sejal Badani
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,386
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,098
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,104

    When her father falls into a coma, Indian American photographer Sonya reluctantly returns to the family she'd fled years before. Since she left home, Sonya has lived on the run, free of any ties, while her soft-spoken sister, Trisha, has created a perfect suburban life, and her ambitious sister, Marin, has built her own successful career. But as these women come together, their various methods of coping with a terrifying history can no longer hold their memories at bay.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a powerful story!

    • By gitty on 09-27-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Good As Gone

    • By: Amy Gentry
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,982
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,976

    Thirteen-year-old Julie Whitaker was kidnapped from her bedroom in the middle of the night, witnessed only by her younger sister. Her family was shattered, but managed to stick together, hoping against hope that Julie is still alive. And then one night: the doorbell rings. A young woman who appears to be Julie is finally, miraculously, home safe. The family is ecstatic - but Anna, Julie's mother, has whispers of doubts. She hates to face them.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Worse than a waste of time

    • By Wayne on 12-10-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 223 Orchard Street

    • By: Renee Ryan
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Irish immigrant Katie O’Connor and her younger sister, Shannon, risk everything to journey to America at the turn of the twentieth century. As each woman passes into an intimidating, stirring, and unpredictable New York City, she is forced to rethink her dream of a better life. It isn’t until Katie begins serving the sick in the depressed slums of the Bowery alongside Dr. Titus Brentwood that she discovers her true calling. Meanwhile, fate directs the vulnerable Shannon down an unsettling path that could put her life at risk.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Overwritten and Predictable; Cloying language

    • By CD on 12-13-18

    Regular price: $16.09

    • A Thin Dark Line

    • By: Tami Hoag
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 18 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,175
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,954
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,954

    Terror stalks the streets of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana. A suspected murderer is free on a technicality, and the cop accused of planting evidence against him is ordered off the case. But Detective Nick Fourcade refuses to walk away. He’s stepped over the line before. This case threatens to push him over the edge. He’s not the only one. Deputy Annie Broussard found the woman’s mutilated body. She still hears the phantom echoes of dying screams. She wants justice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Exciting Mystery

    • By Pamela Dale Foster on 02-23-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Girls' Night Out

    • A Novel
    • By: Liz Fenton, Lisa Steinke
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 503
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 433

    For estranged friends Ashley, Natalie, and Lauren, it’s time to heal the old wounds between them. Where better to repair those severed ties than on a girls’ getaway to the beautiful paradise of Tulum, Mexico? But even after they’re reunited, no one is being completely honest about the past or the secrets they’re hiding. When Ashley disappears on their girls’ night out, Natalie and Lauren have to try to piece together their hazy memories to figure out what could have happened to her, while also reconciling their feelings of guilt over their last moments together.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Waste of time.

    • By Yikes on 07-25-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Black-Eyed Susans

    • A Novel of Suspense
    • By: Julia Heaberlin
    • Narrated by: Whitney Dykhouse, Eric G. Dove, Karen Peakes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,866
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,427
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,421

    As a sixteen-year-old, Tessa Cartwright was found in a Texas field, barely alive amid a scattering of bones, with only fragments of memory as to how she got there. Ever since, the press has pursued her as the lone surviving "Black-Eyed Susan," the nickname given to the murder victims because of the yellow carpet of wildflowers that flourished above their shared grave. Tessa's testimony about those tragic hours put a man on death row.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dark and compelling - Gillian Flynn readalike

    • By Donna on 08-27-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Last Thing She Ever Did

    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,060
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,063

    The community along Oregon's Deschutes River is one of successful careers and perfect families. For years, up-and-comers Liz and Owen have admired their good friends and neighbors, Carole and David. They appear to have it all—security, happiness, and a beautiful young son, Charlie. Then Charlie vanishes without a trace, and all that seemed safe is shattered by a tragedy that is incomprehensible—except to Liz. It took one fleeting moment for her to change the lives of everyone she loves—a heartrending accident that can't be undone.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I just couldn't get into it....

    • By Michelle on 01-09-18

    Regular price: $18.19

    • The Weight of Silence

    • Nicole Foster Thriller Series, Book 2
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 121

    Homicide detective Nicole Foster has finally balanced an unsteady life and is anxious for a second chance. There’s no better place to start over than at the beginning - back at her childhood home on the Washington coast, where’s she raising her niece and keeping an eye on her increasingly fragile father. But Nicole’s past is never truly behind her - not when a disturbing new case stirs dark memories of the haunting investigation that shattered her career. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What goes around comes around...

    • By shelley on 08-16-18

    Regular price: $18.19

    • The Sound of Rain

    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 811
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 696
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 695

    Former homicide detective Nicole Foster has hit rock bottom. Driven off the force by her treacherous partner and lover, she's flat broke and struggling with a gambling addiction. All Nicole has left is the dream of a warm bed at a homeless shelter and the haunting memories of three-year-old Kelsey Chase - whose murder case ended her career. As Nicole obsesses over the old facts, she realizes everything about that case felt off.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing ending

    • By Kym on 03-23-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • As Good as True

    • By: Cheryl Reid
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    August 1956. After a night of rage and terror, Anna Nassad wakes to find her abusive husband dead and instinctively hides her bruises and her relief. As the daughter of Syrian immigrants living in segregated Alabama, Anna has never belonged, and now her world is about to erupt. Days before, Anna set in motion an explosive chain of events by allowing the first black postman to deliver the mail to her house. But it's her impulsive act of inviting him inside for a glass of water that raises doubts about Anna's role in her husband's death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As. Good as. True

    • By MaryWood on 02-04-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Winter Over

    • By: Matthew Iden
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,082
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,078

    Each winter the crew at the Shackleton South Pole Research Facility faces nine months of isolation, round-the-clock darkness, and one of the most extreme climates on the planet. For thirty-something mechanical engineer Cass Jennings, Antarctica offers an opportunity to finally escape the guilt of her troubled past and to rebuild her life. But the death of a colleague triggers a series of mysterious incidents that push Cass and the rest of the forty-four-person crew to the limits of their sanity and endurance.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A psychological thriller

    • By Brian on 02-08-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Voyage of the Heart

    • By: Soraya Lane
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,019
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 910
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 909

    1945: Along with hundreds of other war brides, Betty, Madeline, Alice, and June set sail for New York to be with the men they love. In the days they spend at sea, the four young women become firm friends and vow to stay in touch no matter what their new lives bring. Life in a new country comes with many challenges, but Betty, Madeline, Alice, and June didn't move half way across the world to give up without a fight.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not just for women

    • By Loren on 08-10-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Brush Back

    • V. I. Warshawski Series, Book 17
    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 242
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244

    No one would accuse V. I. Warshawski of backing down from a fight, but there are a few she'd be happy to avoid. High on that list is tangling with Chicago political bosses. Yet that's precisely what she ends up doing when she responds to Frank Guzzo's plea for help.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, lousy narrator, can't speak Chicagoan

    • By Beverly on 08-16-15

    Regular price: $25.89

    • Sparrow Migrations

    • By: Cari Noga
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    An airplane plunges into an icy river and the world witnesses the dramatic rescue. Then, life after the Miracle on the Hudson landing puts three families on another crash course...with their own fragile humanity.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • so far...<br />

    • By Kat on 06-21-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Ultraviolet

    • A Novel
    • By: Suzanne Matson
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Suzanne Matson’s engrossing and intimate new novel, Ultraviolet, centers on Kathryn - the daughter of Elsie and mother of Samantha - while illuminating the lives of three generations of women, each more independent than the last. Their stories open in 1930s India, where Elsie lives with her authoritarian missionary husband and their children. Returning to the American Midwest as a teenager, Kathryn feels alienated and restless. When she loses her mother prematurely to a stroke, she escapes to Oregon for a fresh start.  

    Regular price: $24.99

    • His First and Last

    • Ardent Springs
    • By: Terri Osburn
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 471
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 407
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 407

    At eighteen, Lorelei Pratchett couldn't wait to get out of her hometown. Twelve years later, her Hollywood dreams have fizzled and she's back - temporarily, she thinks. Though she throws herself into saving the old theater and starting a baking business, small towns have long memories, and Lorelei's wild past still haunts her. It doesn't help that her ex-boyfriend, Spencer Boyd, is even hotter, smarter, and more distracting than before.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love it . easy read.

    • By Patty B. Christiansen on 04-26-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Her Hopes and Dreams

    • Ardent Springs, Book 4
    • By: Terri Osburn
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197

    As a newly single mother, Carrie Farmer isn't quite ready to jump back into the dating pool in Ardent Springs - especially since her last marriage was such a disaster. But if anyone could entice her to wade in a bit, it would be her hunky neighbor, Noah Winchester. He's the perfect man: strong, protective, and smoking hot. But her eyes have deceived her before, and she's no longer willing to hand over her heart so easily.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Favorite

    • By Rebecca Brutus on 09-12-18

    Regular price: $10.49

    • In His Shadow

    • By: Tiffany Snow
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 325
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 289

    Ivy Mason is hiding - from her past, from herself, and from anyone who could love her. The only kind of love she’s ever known hurts, leaving scars on her body and soul. Now, her world may be boring and predictable, but that’s exactly what she wants. Until Devon Clay walks into her life.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Never have I seen such a STUPID heroine!!!!!!

    • By Laurie Carroll on 02-29-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Three Daughters

    • A Novel
    • By: Consuelo Saah Baehr
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 23 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,911
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,719
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,727

    Born in rural Palestine, just before the dawn of the 20th century, Miriam adores her father and is certain his love will protect her, but she soon finds that tradition overrides love. Uprooted by war, Miriam enters a world where the old constraints slip away with thrilling and disastrous results. Miriam's rebellious daughter, Nadia, is thrilled with the opportunity for a modern life that her elite education provides. But when she falls in love with an outsider, the clan reins her back with a shocking finality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thrilling

    • By valerie on 12-18-14

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Double Lives

    • True Tales of the Criminals Next Door
    • By: Eric Brach
    • Narrated by: George Newbern, Karen Peakes
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Eric Brach's new book Double Lives: True Tales of the Criminals Next Door offers terrifying true stories about the criminals hidden among us and the banality of evil and crime, elevated by its frank discussion of the nation-wide criminal scourge of the moment: opioid addiction. Double Lives chronicles the very monsters who walk unnoticed among us - even serial killers like Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy, or John Wayne Gacy. They are neighbors and students, professionals and friends living out criminal double lives. 

    Regular price: $24.99

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